Recall: Hurricane Style Lights
On 2012-02-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Hurricane Style Lights due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2010 for about $7.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Nantucket Distributing hurricane light recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Lamps category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 287-3232
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What is the problem?
An electrical short circuit can occur in the light's internal wiring, causing smoke and posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled Hurricane Style Light is a circular lamp with a white metal basket and moveable handle for hanging or carrying at the top. It has a colored glass insert in blue, pink, or green and uses a mini light bulb. The model number DML0593 and SKU/UPC number 000015806710 are printed on the price tag attached to the product.
These items were sold new+ at Christmas Tree Shops in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions from December 2010 through November 2011 for about $7.
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 product and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops location for a full refund.
For additional information, please contact Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888)287-3232 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.christmastreeshops.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of the product causing smoke and a burning smell. No injuries or property damage have been 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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