Black Diamond Equipment Recall of Headlamp Batteries November 9, 2004

Black Diamond Equipment Announces Recall of Headlamp Batteries


Name of product: Soliras Headlamp Lithium Ion Batteries

Units: About 1,000

Manufacturer: Black Diamond Equipment Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah

Hazard: The headlamp battery may overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard to users.

Description: The recalled batteries are found in Black Diamond Soliras headlamps. The batteries has the following dates which can be found on the battery label: 0703, 0803, 0903, 1003, 1103, 1203, 0104, 0204, 0304, 0404, and 0504. The black headlamp has the words and symbol for the company on the light.

Sold at: Authorized dealers nationwide sold the headlamps from March 2004 through May 2004 for about $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the headlamps immediately and return the battery to the nearest authorized Black Diamond dealer for a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: Call Black Diamond collect at (801) 278-5544 between 8 am. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday. or log on to the company’s Web site at www.blackdiamondequipment.com