Recall: Pre-Lit Globe Light Christmas Trees
On 2017-01-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Pre-Lit Globe Light Christmas Trees due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2016 for about $150.
About 600 units are involved in this Nantucket Distributing christmas tree recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st 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 fuse on the product can overheat and blow, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves pre-lit artificial Christmas trees. The artificial Colorado Spruce trees are green and measure about 61/2 feet tall. The trees contain five multi-colored incandescent and globe light strands. The SKU/UPC is 31738736. The SKU/UPC is located on the price tag affixed to the product packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat!, and andThat! stores from October 2016 through November 2016 for about $150.
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 pre-lit Christmas trees. The firm has contacted all known purchasers of the recalled product and all trees sold to consumers have been returned for a full refund.
Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at 888-287-3232 any time or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of exposed wires and seven reports of blown fuses on display trees in stores. No injuries 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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