Meijer Recalls 8,600 Halloween Projector Flashlight Due to Burn Hazard

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Signature Designs Halloween image projector with three lensesThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich., has announced a voluntary recall of about 8,600 Halloween Projector Flashlight because they can overheat and melt the plastic handle, posing a burn risk to the user.

While no injuries have been reported Meijer has received one report of a flashlight overheating and the plastic handle melting.

This recall involves a Signature Designs Halloween image projector. The projector is a flashlight with cap that holds special lenses to project messages and images onto a wall or other surfaces. The flashlight handle is black with the word Halloween and pictures of a skull and a jack o’ lantern printed in white. The handle is about 7 inches long and holds two size C batteries. The cap is orange and is about 3 inches high and about 2 inches in diameter. The projector comes with three lenses: an orange lens with a black jack o’ lantern, a yellow lens with a black bat and a purple lens with the words “Trick or Treat” in black. A clear label with “Signature Designs (HK) Ltd, Ningbo, China, 14-121-02, 05/2014” printed in white is on the side of the handle opposite the orange on/off switch.

Consumers should immediately stop using the flashlight, remove the batteries and return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store or contact Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime or online at www.meijer.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information on how to receive a full refund.

Signature Designs Halloween image projector with three lenses




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