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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
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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/