Koehler-Bright Star Recalls Flashlights Due to Explosion Hazard

Recall Date: August 14, 2018
Recall Number: 18-204

Recall Summary

Name of Product:

WorkSafe 3-D cell flashlights


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.

Remedy: Replace

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.

Consumer 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.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Koehler-Bright-Star-Recalls-Flashlights-Due-to-Explosion-Hazard

Recall Details


About 7,500 (In addition, 200 were sold in Canada)


This recall involvesWorkSafe 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.


None reported

Sold At:

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


Koehler-Bright Star, of Hanover, Pa.

Manufactured In:

United States