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Old 11-18-08, 09:55 AM   #1
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DiNotte Recalls Lithium Batteries

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http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...1BA6BC86B49%7D

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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 www.dinottelighting.com, or email the firm at service@dinottelighting.com.
Photo at www.cpsc.gov.
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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Old 11-20-08, 09:58 AM   #2
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Clearly it's the batteries fault. Why do batteries hate cyclists?
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