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CPSC, Trisonic Announce Recall of Nightlights

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Recall Date:
June 05, 2003

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2003
Release # 03-141
Company Phone Number: (800) 661-7146
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Trisonic Nightlights

Units: 12,000

Manufacturer: Trisonic/Eastern America Trio Products, of Flushing, N.Y.

Hazard: The nightlight poses a serious electrocution, electric shock, burn and fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Trisonic has received a report of a nightlight exploding, resulting in laceration injuries to a consumer.

Description: The recalled nightlights have a yellow exterior shaped like a smiley face. A label on the back of the nightlight reads, "Trisonic, 4W/120Vcustom made in China for Trisonic, Queens, NY, TS-45431."

Sold at: Dollar stores in the eastern portion of the United States between April 2001 through March 2003 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China.

Remedy: Consumers should mail the night light to Trisonic/Eastern America Trio Products, 11-11 131st St., P.O. Box 527018, Flushing, NY 11352, for a full refund plus the cost of postage.

Consumer Contact: Call Trisonic at (800) 661-7146 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Media Contact: Michael Harap, (718) 886-8990

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