Recall news

The following recall has been announced:

FLASHLIGHT SETS

DETAILS: 6-pc. LED Flashlight Sets imported by Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.; sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from October 2010 through December 2011. The flashlight sets are made of silver plastic with black rubber around the handle and light base. They were sold in sets of six, including two small flashlights measuring about 3 inches long, two medium flashlights about 6 inches long and two large flashlights about 7 1/2 inches long. The flashlight sets were manufactured in China.

WHY: When turned on, the flashlights can heat up, smoke or melt, posing fire and burn hazards.

INCIDENTS: Target has received reports of four incidents with the flashlights, including two minor burn injuries to consumer's hands.

HOW MANY: About 55,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Target at 800-440-0680 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. EST, or visit the firm's website at http://www.target.com .