FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Company Phone Number: (718) 417-1717 

December 21, 2000

 

Release # 01-060c


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PRODUCT: Christmas Lights - Pioneer Paper Co., of Brooklyn, N.Y., is recalling about 2,600 sets of musical and miniature Christmas lights. The recalled lights are sets of 100 musical lights and sets of 100 miniature lights. Both light sets come in various colors that are steady burning or flashing. The musical lights play eight melodies. The white box reads in part, "VALUE, 100 LIGHTS, MADE IN CHINA." Stars are on the box. The lights were sold at discount stores throughout New York from September 2000 to December 2000 for about $6.

PROBLEM: The lights have undersized wires that can easily pull out of the plugs and light sockets, posing electric shock and fire hazards to consumers.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.

WHAT TO DO: Stop using the lights immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Call Pioneer Paper Co. collect at (718) 417-1717 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for more information

Picture of Musical and Miniature Christmas Lights