Target Halloween Flashlights Cause Scare

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 6:06 PM EDT) -- Trick-or-treaters hoping to spook friends with flashlights that cast ghostly shadows will have to find other ways to dig up scares following a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warning to steer clear of two types of Halloween-themed flashlights from Target Corp. that can overheat and cause burns.

The retail giant and the agency on Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of the scary flashlights, citing eight reports of the products getting too hot and melting, leading in one case to burns.

The products include two different types...
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