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Recall of the Week: Coleman water-activated floating spotlights

The Coleman Company is recalling about 50,000 WaterBeam 4D water-activated floating spotlights.

10343a The lens assembly can come apart from the main housing of the spotlight with force and pose a risk of impact injuries to consumers.

Coleman has received 33 reports of the lens assembly coming apart, 18 of which resulted in reports of impact injuries such as bruising, lacerations, and minor burns.

The recalled spotlights are Coleman water-activated hand-held spotlights, model number 5338-782 (orange) UPC 76501 222733, model number 5338-792 (yellow) UPC 76501 222753, and model number 2000000153 (blue/white) UPC 76501 226683. A white label on the inside of the spotlight lens has the model number and production date information.

10343b Made in China, the spotlights were sold at various sporting good stores and retail outlets nationwide from January 2005 through June 2010 for between about $20 and $25.

Consumers should immediately remove the batteries and stop using the spotlights. Visit for additional instructions on how to obtain a replacement light.

10343c For additional information, call Coleman at 800-835-3278 between 7 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website at, or e-mail at [email protected].

Copyright 2010, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist


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