November 15, 2002Halo Burger Has Recalled
Flashlights and Batteries Sold in Kids Meal
- Halo Burger, has recalled about 9,500 flashlights and batteries that were
distributed as a premium in Halo Burger kids meals and sold individually.
The "AA" batteries provided with each flashlight can leak, which could cause
irritation to the skin. When disassembled, the flashlights also have small
parts that can pose a choking hazard to young children.
Halo Burger received two reports of young children who received minor skin
irritation on their mouths from leaking flashlight batteries.
The multicolored flashlights measure about 6-inches in length, and are made
of translucent plastic with a black cord attached at the end. "Halo Burger"
is written on the side of the flashlight. "Made in China" is printed on a
gold-colored label on the bottom of the flashlight. The two "AA" batteries
included with the flashlight are labeled "Spadelove Ultra" and are black
with a bronze top band.
Halo Burger restaurants distributed the flashlights as a premium with the
kids meals in Genesee and Saginaw Counties in Michigan from October 2002
through November 4, 2002. The flashlights were sold individually for about
Consumers should take these flashlights and batteries away from children
immediately and return the flashlights and batteries to any Halo Burger
restaurant to receive a $5 gift certificate, or discard flashlights and
batteries in a safe manner. For additional questions, contact Halo Burger at
(810) 238-1839 ext. 27 at anytime.