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Forever-Glo Nite Lites Recalled

Date:
March 8, 2006
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
American Tack & Hardware
The Danger:
An electrical short circuit in the nite lite can cause it to overheat and smolder or melt, which can burn users or result in a fire.
Description:
This recall involves about 35,000 Forever-Glo Nite Lites. They look like small picture frames that plug into the wall. Only model numbers 75001 or 75002, with a manufacture date of April 2004 or later, are included in this recall.
  • Model 75001 is white or bronze-colored and has molded scroll-work around the front of the nite lite. "Model 75001" is printed on the back of the nite lite.
  • Model 75002 is silver-colored and has a punched tin frame. "Model C8A5" is printed on the back. Both nite lite models measure about 3 inches by 3 inches and are about 1/4 inch thick.
"AmerTac" and a circle with the month and year of manufacture are indicated on the back of the nite lites.
Sold At:
Hardware stores, lighting showrooms, and home centers nationwide from May 2004 through December 2005 for about $3.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled nite lites immediately. If the units are plugged into the wall, turn off the power at the circuit box and remove the light from the wall socket. Contact the firm for a full refund or two free replacement nite lites. For more information, contact the firm at (800) 420-7511 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.amertac.com or www.recall-center.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06109.html