Light & Motion ARC Lithium Ion (Li-ion) HID Bicycle Light Batteries

Código SIAR: 19680
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2007/Light--Motion-Recalls-Bicycle-Light-Batteries-for-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards
Fecha de Publicación: 17 oct, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Light & Motion; Gold Peak; GP Batteries
Descripción del Defecto: Light & Motion Recalls Bicycle Light Batteries for Fire and Burn Hazards
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
October 17, 2006
Release #07-008 Light & Motion Recall Hotline: (831) 645-1538 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Light & Motion Recalls Bicycle Light Batteries for Fire and Burn Hazards
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturers 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: ARC Lithium Ion Bicycle Light Batteries
Units: About 1,700
Light Manufacturer/Battery Reseller: Light & Motion, of Monterey, Calif.
Battery Manufacturer: GP Batteries International Ltd., of Singapore
Battery Importer: Gold Peak Industries (North America), Inc. of San Diego, Calif.
Hazard: The battery can overheat, posing a fire or burn hazard to users.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled batteries are found in Light & Motion 2004 ARC Li-Ion HID lighting systems. The lights are black with "ARC" and "LIGHT & MOTION" written in yellow letters. The recall includes only batteries with a manufacturer date code of 1003 or 1103. The date code is stamped on the bottom of the battery and "LIGHT & MOTION" is printed on the side of the battery.
Sold at: Authorized bicycle dealers nationwide from November 2003 through October 2004 for about $500.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the lights immediately and return the battery to Light & Motion for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: Call Light & Motion collect at (831) 645-1538 between 8 a.m. and
6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or log on to the company's Web site at http://www.bikelights.com/