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Safety Alert

Lucent Ace Manufacturing Recalls LED Flashlights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports + Outdoors

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: LED flashlights

Hazard: The battery can short and cause the flashlight's canister to rupture, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Lucent Ace Manufacturing toll-free at (888) 373-6978 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.lucentace.com and click on "product recall" for more information.

Units: About 3,000

Description: This recall involves LED flashlights with hand straps. The 3 ½-inch tall flashlights were sold in black, red, green and blue and have style number FSAACE6022 printed on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a flashlight canister rupturing while in a consumer's hand. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled flashlight and return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

Sold exclusively at: Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide from October 2013 to November 2013 for about $3.

Importer: Lucent Ace Manufacturing, of City of Industry, Calif.

Distributor: Lucent Ace Manufacturing, of City of Industry, Calif.

Manufactured in: China