The CPSC and Light & Motion are recalling about 1,700 ARC Lithium Ion Bicycle Light Batteries. The batteries were manufactured by GP Batteries International Ltd., of Singapore and imported by Gold Peak Industries (North America), Inc. of San Diego, Calif. The recall is in effect because the battery can overheat, posing a fire or burn hazard to users. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
\The recalled batteries are found in Light & Motion 2004 ARC
Li-Ion HID lighting systems. The lights are black with “ARC” and “LIGHT
& MOTION” written in yellow letters. The recall includes only batteries
with a manufacturer date code of 1003 or 1103. The date code is stamped
on the bottom of the battery and “LIGHT & MOTION” is printed on the side
of the battery.
The lights were sold at authorized bicycle dealers nationwide from November 2003
through October 2004 for about $500 and were manufactured in China