CPSC, Black Diamond Equipment Announce Recall of Headlamp Batteries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2004
Release #05-043
Black Diamond Recall Hotline: (801) 278-5544
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Black Diamond Equipment Announce Recall of Headlamp Batteries

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firms below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Soliras Headlamp Lithium Ion Batteries

Units: About 1,000

Manufacturer: Black Diamond Equipment Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah

Hazard: The headlamp battery may overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard to users.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled batteries are found in Black Diamond Soliras headlamps. The batteries has the following dates which can be found on the battery label: 0703, 0803, 0903, 1003, 1103, 1203, 0104, 0204, 0304, 0404, and 0504. The black headlamp has the words and symbol for the company on the light.

Sold at: Authorized dealers nationwide sold the headlamps from March 2004 through May 2004 for about $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the headlamps immediately and return the battery to the nearest authorized Black Diamond dealer for a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: Call Black Diamond collect at (801) 278-5544 between 8 am. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday. or log on to the company's Web site at www.blackdiamondequipment.com 

Picture of Recalled Headlamp Batteries