|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2009
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 782-2013
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Energizer Wallplate Nightlights Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Energizer Light On Demand Wallplate Nightlights
Units: About 3,000
Importer: Energizer, of St. Louis, Mo.
Manufacturer: Sonco Product Co., of China
Hazard: The nightlight can overheat, especially if additional devices are plugged into its outlets, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled wall light is white, plugs into the wall, has a plug in base into which additional devices can be plugged, and has a removable/rechargeable light/flashlight. Model LODNLWP is stamped on the back of the unit. The wall light measures about 6 inches high, 5 inches wide, and 3 inches deep. No other Light on Demand products are included in this recall.
Sold at: Mass merchandisers, office supply stores, and various other retailers nationwide and on the Web from August 2008 through July 2009 for about $26.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this recalled nightlight, unplug it, and contact Energizer for information on returning the light to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Energizer at (800) 782-2013 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.energizer.com
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