Recall: Halloween Mini Projection Lights
On 2012-11-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Halloween Mini Projection Lights due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2012 for about $1.25.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Atico halloween lights recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Holiday Toys, n.e.c. category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 253-6342
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What is the problem?
The mini projection lights can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves plastic Halloween mini projection lights. They are about 6 inches long and have Halloween-themed black designs on them. They were sold in orange, green and purple. The projection lights came in a cardboard blister pack with a purple background. The phrase "Ghouloween" is printed on the upper left-hand corner.
These items were sold new+ at Five Below stores nationwide during September 2012 for $1.25.
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 mini projection lights and contact Atico International to receive a full refund.
Atico International USA; toll-free at (888) 253-6342, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or www.aticousa.com/recalls.html for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Atico International USA has received two reports of incidents, including one minor burn injury.
+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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