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Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. Recalls Christmas Light Sets Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

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Recall Date:
December 14, 2006

Recall Details

December 14, 2006
Release #07-055
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 326-7931
Firm's Media Contact: (617) 421-0543
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. Recalls Christmas Light Sets Due to Shock and Fire Hazards


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: Hobby Lobby Christmas Light Sets

Units: About 2.3 million sets

Importer: Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla.

Hazard: The lights have undersized wires which can separate from the plugs and/or the light sockets, posing an electric shock and fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received one report of a minor shock when a consumer touched a light string. Hobby Lobby has received one report of melting wires.

Description: The light sets listed in the chart below are included in the recall:


Bulb ColorWire ColorItem #E #Retail
100 Count Indoor/Outdoor Super Bright Mini Light Set
Multi Green CUL11001 E-214285 $2.47
Clear Green CUL11000 E-124315 $2.47
Clear White CUL1100A E-214285 $2.47
Red Green CUL11003 E-214285 $2.47
Blue Green CUL11004 E-214285 $2.47
Green White CUL1100J E-214285 $2.47
Multi White CUL1100J E-214285 $2.47
Blue White CUL1100J E-214285 $2.47
Red White CUL1100J E-214285 $2.47
Green Green CUL11005 E-214285 $2.47
50 Count Classic Colors Indoor Super Bright Mini Light Set
Frost White Green CUL05200 E-124315 $2.99
Royal Purple Green CUL05203 E-124315 $2.99
Angelic Gold Green CUL05204 E-124315 $2.99
Pink Green CUL05205 E-124315 $2.99
Red/Green/White Green CUL05206 E-124315 $2.99
150 Count Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Style Net Light Set
Multi Green CUL15519 E-214285 $6.99
Clear Green CUL15519 E-214285 $6.99
100 Count Outdoor/Indoor Miniature Trunk Net Light Set
Clear Green CUL15530 E-214285 $5.99
Multi Green CUL15531 E-214285 $5.99
Red Green CUL15533 E-214285 $5.99
Green Green CUL15535 E-214285 $5.99
300 Count Indoor/Outdoor Hang-Straight Icicle Light Set
Multi White CUL3003B E-214285 $9.99
Blue White CUL3003E E-214285 $9.99
Clear White CUL3103A E-214285 $9.99
Clear Green CUL31030 E-214285 $9.99


Sold at: Hobby Lobby stores nationwide from June 2006 through early December 2006 for between $2.50 and $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the lights immediately and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby store to receive a Hobby Lobby exchange card.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact the Hobby Lobby Call Center at (800) 326-7931 anytime, or log on to the firm's Web site at


Picture of Recalled Hobby Lobby Light Sets

Picture of Recalled Hobby Lobby Light Set Label

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