Recall: Lush Life Power Strips
On 2012-07-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lush Life Power Strips due to a potential electric shock and fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2011 for about $10.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Lush Life power strip recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Power / Extension Cords category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 223-2628
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What is the problem?
The power strips have undersized wiring which poses a risk of shock to consumers. In addition, the wiring and plastic strip fail to meet fire resistance safety standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves four designs of power strips. The vibrantly designed power strips come in four prints including, leopard, rose, skull and zebra. Model numbers 12256, 12257, 22563 and 22575 can be found on the six-outlet power strip.
Note: Similar power strips were previously recalled.
These items were sold new+ at Burlington Coat Factory, The Container Store and other retail stores nationwide from July 2011 through March 2012 for about $10.
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 power strips and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or store credit.
For additional information, please contact the firm toll-free at (888)223-2628 between 8:30 a.m. through 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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