Recall: Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic Christmas Trees
On 2017-12-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic Christmas Trees due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2017 for about $50.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Melville Direct christmas tree recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Holiday Lights & Decor, n.e.c. category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The AC power adapter can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power adapters, unplug them from the Christmas Tree and contact Melville for a full refund and free shipping. Melville is contacting purchasers directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 449 reports of the AC power adapter overheating. There was one injury reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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