Name of product:
Artificial Christmas trees
Hazard:
The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
February 18, 2015
Units:
About 220
Consumer Contact:

Hayneedle Inc. toll-free at (888) 880-4884 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.hayneedle.com, then click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 7-foot tall artificial Christmas trees lighted by optical fibers in the branches. The trees have a base that contains a 60-watt light and a motor that rotates a multi-colored disc that makes the optic fibers in the trees change colors. Recalled trees are white with a silver base and green with a black base.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled Christmas trees and contact Hayneedle for a full refund. Hayneedle is contacting consumers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Hayneedle has received 20 reports of incidents of smoke and a burning smell coming from the motor. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

Hayneedle.com from August 2014 to December 2014 for about $100.

Manufacturer(s):
East-West Basics, of Hong Kong
Distributor(s):

Hayneedle Inc., of Omaha, Neb.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-719