Christmas Tree Shops Animated Safari and Aquarium Lamps Recalled

Date:
June 21, 2011
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Nantucket Distributing Co. Inc.
The Danger:
Defective wiring in the lamps can cause an electrical short, posing fire and shock hazards to consumers. Christmas Tree Shops has received three reports of sparking. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Description:
This recall involves about 35,000 safari and aquarium themed lamps with UPC numbers 000015556905, 000015618955, 000015821591 and 000015821607 printed on the price label on the cardboard packaging. The decorative lamps are silver and feature rotating films with aquatic and safari scenes. While there are no brand markings directly on the product, "Made in China" is printed on the bottom of the lamp.
Sold At:
Christmas Tree Shops stores primarily in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions from December 2009 through May 2011 for between $7 and $8.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to Christmas Tree Shops store for a full refund. Contact the company toll-free at 888-287-3232 or visit christmastreeshops.com.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11253.html

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