Officials at a Spirit Halloween distribution center in Egg Harbor Township has announced the recall of about 6000 toy flashlights sold nationwide and about 350 sold in Canada due to a potential fire hazard.
Officials said in a statement that the recall involves three children’s flashlights that come with three or four interchangeable light covers. The ZAG Miraculous flashlight is red with the Marinette and Ladybug characters, the Ghostbusters flashlight is green with the Ghostbusters logo, and the My Little Pony flashlight is light blue with colorful ponies.
The date code 20-05-966658-SP1 is printed on the upper side of the flashlights.
Consumers should immediately take the flashlight away from children, stop using it, remove the batteries, dispose of the flashlight, and contact Spirit Halloween for a full refund. According to the company, the toys were sold from August 2020 through September 2020 for about $8.
Officials at the Egg Harbor Township firm has received four reports of the Chinese manufactured flashlight overheating, including one minor burn.
The recall took place beginning December 9, according to officials.