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    DiNotte Recalls Lithium Batteries

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    "Lithium-Ion Batteries Used with Bicycle Lights Recalled By DiNotte Lighting Due to Burn Hazard

    Last update: 10:31 a.m. EST Nov. 18, 2008
    WASHINGTON, Nov 18, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    Name of product: DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion batteries used with bicycle lights
    Units: About 1,700
    Manufacturer: AA Portable Power Corp., of Richmond, Calif.
    Distributor: DiNotte Lighting, of Hampton, NH
    Hazard: A loose wiring connection and improper venting can cause the battery to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
    Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
    Description: DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion battery with nylon bags are used with DiNotte 5W Li-Ion bicycle lights and DiNotte 3 LED police lights. The DiNotte logo is printed on the battery cable connector.
    Sold at: Bicycle and recreation stores nationwide and by Internet retailers from February 2006 through March 2007 for between $200 and $400.
    Manufactured in: United States and China
    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the battery and contact the company to receive a free replacement battery.
    Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DiNotte Lighting at (866) 822-7694 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at, or email the firm at
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    Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 822-7694
    CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
    CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
    SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission"

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    Clearly it's the batteries fault. Why do batteries hate cyclists?

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