Eton Light The new American Red Cross Blackout Buddy H2O, is a one-time use water-activated emergency light that provides light for 3 days in case of emergency – no batteries required.

Simply place the Blackout Buddy H2O in a small bit of water to activate the Magnesium-oxide battery module.

Add water once per day to keep the Blackout Buddy H2O going for up to 72 hours.

It features a rugged, environment-proof housing that allows it to be stored for up to 10 years. It’s also safe to use in any weather conditions, even if submerged in water. It’s lightweight, compact and is easy to stash in any small pocket or as part of an emergency kit for your home or car. It’s also environmentally friendly as it is free from mercury, hexavalent chromium, cadmium or lead.

It was also recently named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree. It retails for $9.99 USD – check out the American Red Cross Blackout Buddy H2O emergency flashlight here.