Safety Alert Number 1010354



Dollar Tree Recalls Children's Projector Flashlights
Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Release #11-013
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 876-8077
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm 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: Wolverine, Spider-Man and Iron Man 2 Projector Flashlights
Units: About 275,000
Retailer: Dollar Tree Stores Inc. of Chesapeake, Va. Importer: Greenbrier International, Inc. , of Chesapeake, Va. Hazard: The flashlights can cause the batteries and/or bulb to overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of incidents involving batteries overheating in the recalled
flashlights. Reported incidents include a flashlight that melted and a flashlight battery that caught fire. No injuries have
been reported. Description: The recalled projector flashlights are about 6 1/2 inches in length and have the Wolverine, Spider-Man
and Iron Man characters and names printed on them. The flashlights come with five extra mini discs that attach to the
flashlight to project various images. The back of the packaging contains the number 16879-20012-003-1003 and UPC 6
39277 16879 5. Sold at: Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Tree $1 Stop, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from August
2010 for about $1. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled flashlights away from children immediately, remove and properly discard
the batteries and return the flashlights to the store where purchased for a full refund. To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11013.html