Recall date: December 26, 2012
Recall number: 13-714

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Artificially Lit Christmas Trees
Hazard:
The Christmas tree base can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

GKI Bethlehem Lights at (800) 248-1434, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.gkilights.com, clicking on "Resources" and then click on "Recall Notice."

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 15,500
Description:

The artificially lit Christmas tree base can overheat.

Description:

This recall involves the 6.5 foot and 7.5 foot Ready Shape Scottsdale Tree with Never Fail Lights. Model numbers H191953 and H191954 are included in this recall. The model number is on a label on the tree base and on the QVC box. "Bethlehem Lights" is on the box and the instruction sheets.

Incidents/Injuries:

QVC has received 30 reports of the tree base overheating, melting or smoking. No injuries were reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the Christmas tree and contact QVC to receive a refund. QVC is contacting its customers directly by mail.

Sold Exclusively At:

QVC from July 2011 through November 2011 for $320 for the 6.5-foot tree and $398 for the 7.5-foot tree.

Manufactured In:
China