|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 822-7694
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Lithium-Ion Batteries Used with Bicycle Lights Recalled By DiNotte Lighting Due to Burn Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion batteries used with bicycle lights
Units: About 1,700
Manufacturer: AA Portable Power Corp., of Richmond, Calif.
Distributor: DiNotte Lighting, of Hampton, NH
Hazard: A loose wiring connection and improper venting can cause the battery to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion battery with nylon bags are used with DiNotte 5W Li-Ion bicycle lights and DiNotte 3 LED police lights. The DiNotte logo is printed on the battery cable connector.
Sold at: Bicycle and recreation stores nationwide and by Internet retailers from February 2006 through March 2007 for between $200 and $400.
Manufactured in: United States and China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the battery and contact the company to receive a free replacement battery.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DiNotte Lighting at (866) 822-7694 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s Web site at www.dinottelighting.com, or email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
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