The Coleman Company, Inc t/as Coleman Brands—Coleman CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights

Identifying features

CTAC40 / Model 2000013873 and CTAC60 / Model 2000013872

What are the defects?

The flashlights’ rechargeable lithium-ion batteries can overheat.

What are the hazards?

If the lithium-ion batteries overheat and discharge their contents, there is a risk of fire.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the products, dispose of the battery* and return the flashlight to Coleman Brands for a full refund. Further information about disposal and return of the flashlight for a refund is available to consumers by contacting Coleman Brands by email at customerservice@colemanaust.com.au or by telephone on 1800 224 350.
*Rechargeable batteries are a hazardous waste and should not be placed in the garbage bin. Consumers should search Planet Ark’s ‘Recycling near you’ website (www.recyclingnearyou.com.au) or call the recycling hotline on 1300 733 712 to locate their nearest drop-off point.

Traders who sold this product

Various camping and leisure stores

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 2014 - 31 August 2015

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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