Matches inside the match holder can ignite when in contact with the striker pad beneath the compass cap, posing burn and injury hazards to consumers.
The recalled product is a bronze-colored 3-in-1 flashlight that was distributed as a promotional item for Marlboro brand cigarettes. The flashlight is 4.5 inches long and 1 inch in diameter and has five LED lights. It has a compartment for storing matches and an end cap that has compass in the top. The cap with the compass has a striker pad on the inside. It came with 20 wooden matches and a removable foam insert between the matches and the striker pad.
They were distributed by Marlboro.com and 1-800-Marlboro free of charge from January 2014 through March 2014.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product, remove the matches and store them safely and contact AGDC for a free replacement item of equal or greater value. AGDC is contacting consumers directly.
Consumer Contact: Altria Group Distribution Company (AGDC) toll-free at (888) 597-5387 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at www.marlboro.com or www.philipmorrisusa.com and click on "3-in-1 Flashlight Recall" for more information.
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