Recall: Simply Basic Lighted Mirror
On 2006-05-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Simply Basic Lighted Mirror due to a potential electric shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2005 for about $15.00.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Walmart mirror recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Mirrors category in 2006.
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What is the problem?
Exposed wires inside the mirror could pose an electrical shock hazard to the user when they touch the mirror.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled mirror is double-sided, lighted, and has three touch control settings. It has a metal stand with a brushed silver-colored finish. The mirror is 6.5 inches in diameter and has regular side and a magnified side. Model number DK-00118/H-1698-0 is on the bottom of the mirror's base. Touch lighting with 3 settings is printed on a white sticker on the top of the mirror's base.
These items were sold new+ at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from August 2005 through April 2006 for about $15.
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 mirror and return it to Wal-Mart for a full refund.
For more information, contact Wal-Mart at (800)925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.walmartstores.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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