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Nantucket Distributing Recalls Pre-Lit Christmas Trees Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Nantucket Pre-Lit Globe Light Colorado Spruce Christmas Tree
Name of Product:
Pre-lit artificial Christmas tree
Hazard:

The fuse on the pre-lit artificial Christmas tree can overheat and blow, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 12, 2017
Units:
About 600
Consumer Contact

Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at 888-287-3232 any time or by email at bargains@christmastreeshops.com for more information.  

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves pre-lit artificial Christmas trees. The artificial Colorado Spruce trees are green and measure about 61/2 feet tall. The trees contain five multi-colored incandescent and globe light strands. The SKU/UPC is 31738736. The SKU/UPC is located on the price tag affixed to the product packaging.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the pre-lit Christmas trees. The firm has contacted all known purchasers of the recalled product and all trees sold to consumers have been returned for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of exposed wires and seven reports of blown fuses on display trees in stores. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat!, and andThat! stores from October 2016 through November 2016 for about $150.

Manufacturer(s):

Baozhaolai Metal Manufactory (Huizhou Co. Ltd.), of Guangdong, China.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Nantucket Distributing Co. LLC, of Middleboro, Mass.

Recall number:
17-728
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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