|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2002
Release # 03-057
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 645-6516
CPSC Media Contact: Scott Wolfson, (301) 504-7051
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®, of Lebanon, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 27,000 motion lamps. Approximately 6,400 of those lamps were sold to consumers. Wires near the light's socket can become exposed, posing a risk of electric shock or electrocution to consumers.
There have been no reports of incidents or injuries. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
The recall involves the Pumpkin and Snowman model motion lamps. The ceramic lamps have liquid-filled globes that become warm and the heat moves the glitter inside. The Pumpkin lamp has orange liquid in its globe, straw hair and a burlap hat. The Snowman wears a black top hat and a red and black scarf. The Snowman's globe is filled with a clear liquid. On the bottom of each lamp is a sticker that reads, "Made in China."
Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores® sold the motion lamps nationwide from August 2002 through October 2002 for about $20.
Consumers should stop using and unplug these lamps immediately and contact Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® at (888) 645-6516 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a full refund. For more information, consumers can log on to the company's web site at www.crackerbarrel.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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