Recall date: March 1, 2012
Recall number: 12-124

Recall Summary

Name of product:
LED Night Light
Hazard:
An electrical short circuit in the night light can cause it to overheat and smolder or melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact AmerTac at (800) 420-7511 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit AmerTac's website at www.recall-center.com orwww.amertac.com

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 227,000
Description and Models:

Three AmerTac night lights are being recalled. Each has a model name and two model numbers. The model name and a secondary model number appear only on the packaging. The basic model number appears on the back of the night light. The night lights are rectangular, about 2-3/16 inches high, 3-1/2 inches wide and 1-1/4 inches deep. The front housings for each are either white- or nickel-colored plastic with four horizontal vents and a round light sensor above the top vent. The backs of the night lights are gray plastic with the AmerTac™ logo, the basic model number, "SY" identification code and "ETL" molded into them. Only models bearing "SY" on the back are being recalled. The following night lights are being recalled:

Model Name on PackagingModel Number on PackagingModel Number on Night Light
Amerelle 71190 71190 or 71190A
Amertac 327895
Everyday Basics 076092

 

Incidents/Injuries:

AmerTac has received 25 reports of the night lights smoking, burning, melting and charring. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled night lights, remove them from the wall sockets and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a full refund.

Sold At:

Hardware stores, home centers and lighting showrooms from March 2009 through October 2010 for about $6.

Manufactured In:
China