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Spirit Halloween recalls children’s flashlights

The batteries in the flashlight can overheat

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Spirit Halloween of Egg Harbor Twp., N.J., is recalling about 6,500 children’s flashlights sold in the U.S., and Canada.

The batteries in the flashlight can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.

The firm has received four reports of the flashlight overheating, including one minor burn.

This recall involves three children’s flashlights that come with three or four interchangable 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.

The flashlights, manufactured in China, were sold at Spirit Halloween stores nationwide from August 2020, through September 2020, for about $8.

What to do

Consumers should immediately take the flashlight away from children, stop using it, remove the batteries and dispose of the flashlight, and contact Spirit Halloween for a full refund.

Consumers may contact Spirit Halloween toll-free at (866) 586-0155 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at GuestServices@spirithalloween.com or online at www.spirithalloween.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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