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DiNotte Lighting Batteries Being Recalled

Published November 18, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary recall for 1,700 DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion batteries used with bicycle lights.

The manufacturer is AA Portable Power Corp., of Richmond, CA. DiNotte Lighting, of Hampton, NH, is the distributor. These batteries were manufactured in the United States and China.

A loose wiring connection and improper venting can cause the battery to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers. No incidents/injuries have been reported.

DiNotte Lighting Lithium-Ion battery with nylon bags are used with DiNotte 5W Li-Ion bicycle lights and DiNotte three LED police lights. The DiNotte logo is printed on the battery cable connector.

These batteries were sold at bicycle and recreation stores nationwide and by Internet retailers from February 2006 through March 2007 for between $200 and $400.

Consumers should immediately stop using the battery and contact the company to receive a free replacement battery.

For additional information, contact DiNotte Lighting at (866) 822-7694 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at www.dinottelighting.com, or e-mail the firm at service@dinottelighting.com.

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