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AmerTac Night Lights Recalled

Date:
December 2, 2010
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc. (AmerTac)
The Danger:
An electrical short circuit in the night light can cause it to overheat and smolder or melt, which can burn consumers or result in a fire.
Description:
This recall involves about 272,000 Forever-Glo Cylinder Nite Lites that are a cylinder shaped night light with a white base and clear top that plugs into the wall. Only Model Number 71107 with a manufacturer code of SY is included in this recall. The model number and manufacturer code are printed on the back of the night light. The light measures about 4 inches in height by 1- 1/2 inches wide and is about 1 inch deep.
Sold At:
Hardware stores, lighting showrooms and home centers nationwide from May 2009 through September 2010, for about $5.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled night lights immediately. If the units are plugged into the wall, remove the light from the wall socket. Contact the company for instructions on receiving a full refund. For more information, contact AmerTac toll-free at 800-420-7511 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit AmerTac's Web site at amertac.com or recall-center.com
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11057.html