Consumer product recall

Spirit Halloween Children's Flashlights recalled due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Starting date:
December 9, 2020
Posting date:
December 9, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fire Hazard, Burn Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Last updated:


  • Product:
    Spirit Halloween Children's Flashlights
  • Issue:
    The batteries in the flashlight can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.
  • What to do:
    Immediately take the flashlights away from children, stop using it, remove the batteries and dispose of the flashlight. Contact Spirit Halloween for a refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Spirit Halloween.

Affected products

Spirit Halloween Children's Flashlights

Product description

This recall involves three children's flashlights that come with 3 or 4 interchangeable light covers. The date code 20-05-966658-SPI is printed on the upper side of the flashlight. 

Recalled products:
Product Colour
ZAG Miraculous flashlight Red with Marinette and Ladybug characters
Ghostbusters flashlight Green with Ghostbusters logo
My Little Pony flashlight Light blue with colourful ponies


Hazard identified

The batteries in the flashlight can overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard.

As of December 1, 2020 the company has received no report of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injury. In the United States, the company has received 4 reports of the flashlight overheating, and 1 report of a minor burn.

Number sold

The company reported that 380 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 6,100 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August 2020 to September 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China



Spirit Halloween Superstores, LLC

Egg Harbor Township

New Jersey


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What you should do

Immediately take the flashlights away from children, stop using it, remove the batteries and dispose of the flashlight.  Contact Spirit Halloween for a refund. 

For more information, consumers can contact Spirit Halloween toll free at 1-866-586-0155 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm ET Monday to Friday or by email or online and click on product recall at the bottom of the homepage for more information. 

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website (US CPSC to provide link).

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.