Recall date: February 16, 2011
Recall number: 11-723

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees
Hazard:
Christmas trees advertised before Dec. 21, 2010 as indoor/outdoor were supplied with extension cords rated for indoor use only, posing an electrical shock hazard if used outside.
Remedy:
Repair
Consumer Contact:

For additional information and a retrofit kit, contact the Christmas Tree Recall Hotline at (877) 694-2752 between noon and 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at safety@balsamhill.com. Consumers may also visit the firm's website at www.balsamhill.com/recalls

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 1,333
Description and Models:

The trees are safe for indoor use only and are supplied with extension cords with warning labels stating "For indoor use only." The following models sold before Dec. 21, 2010 are affected by this recall:

 

Tree NameModel NumberHeightLighting Type
Adirondack Evergreen 502 1282 6' Led Clear
Adirondack Evergreen 502 1283 6' Led Multi
Adirondack Evergreen 502 1284 7.5' Led Clear
Adirondack Evergreen 502 1285 7.5' Led Multi
Adirondack Evergreen 502 1286 9' Led Clear
Adirondack Evergreen 502 1287 9' Led Multi
Potted Colorado Mountain Spruce 502 1332 7' Clear
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1464 15' Clear
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1465 15' Led Clear
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1466 15' Led Multi
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1469 20' Clear
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1470 20' Led Clear
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1474 25' Clear
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1475 25' Led Clear
Rockefeller Pine - Giant Tree 502 1476 25' Led Multi

 

Model numbers for the trees are located on the cartons.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using this product outdoors. If this product has been used exclusively indoors, consumers may continue to use it indoors. If consumers have used the tree outdoors or wish to use the tree outdoors, they must contact Balsam Hill to receive a free retrofit kit containing an outdoor extension cord.

Sold At:

Online from October 2007 to December 2010 for between $300 to $10,999.

Manufacturer(s):
Redwood Pacific Limited, of Hong Kong
Importer(s):

About 1,333

Manufactured In:
China