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  • Koehler-Bright Star WorkSafe Model 2224 LED 3-D cell flashlight

  • Koehler-Bright Star WorkSafe Model 2224 LED 3-D cell flashlight.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 4:50 pm

Koehler-Bright Star recalls WorkSafe 3-D cell flashlights

Koehler-Bright Star recalls WorkSafe 3-D cell flashlights due to the flashlights are missing an encapsulation on a circuit board component which protects the flashlight from igniting an explosive environment, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.

This recall involves WorkSafe 3-D cell flashlights, model number 2224 LED.   The model number is printed at the top right side of the text contained on the flashlight.  The flashlight is safety orange with a black reflector assembly and black end cap and measures about 10.25 inches long by 2 inches in diameter. Only 3-D cell flashlights that do not contain a date code stamped on the body of the units are included in the recall. 

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled flashlights and inspect the flashlights for a missing date code on the body of the flashlights. If the recalled flashlight does not have a date code, contact Koehler-Bright Star for free replacement parts. 

Consumers can contact Koehler-Bright Star at 800-788-1696 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at 2224LEDReplacement@kbs-inc.net or online at www.koehlerlighting.com and click on the Contact Us tab for more information.

The flashlights were sold at Koehler-Bright Star Industrial distributors, Grainger and online at Amazon.com from January 2017 through May 2018 for about $21.