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Burlington Coat Factory Recalls Power Strips Due to Fire Hazard

Name of Product:
Lush Life® power strips
Hazard:

The power strips have undersized wiring which poses a risk of shock to consumers. In addition, the wiring and plastic strip fail to meet fire resistance safety standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
July 19, 2012
Units:
About 6,000
Consumer Contact

For additional information, please contact the firm toll-free at (888) 223-2628 between 8:30 a.m. through 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four designs of power strips. The vibrantly designed power strips come in four prints including, leopard, rose, skull and zebra. Model numbers 12256, 12257, 22563 and 22575 can be found on the six-outlet power strip.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the power strips and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Burlington Coat Factory, The Container Store and other retail stores nationwide from July 2011 through March 2012 for about $10.

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):

Burlington Coat Factory, of Burlington, N.J.

Recall number:
12-230
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