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Southwire Recalls Globe and Snow Globe Stake Lights Due to Fire Hazard

  • Moonrays Brand Products  Large Mystic Globe Stake Lights
  • Moonrays Brand Products Winter Framed Snowglobe Lights
Name of Product:
Moonrays mystic globe and snow globe stake lights
nguy hiểm:

Light refraction through the stake lights can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
September 14, 2017
Units:
About 8,700 (in addition, about 10,000 units were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Southwire toll-free at 888-847-8709 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, online at www.southwire.comwww.southwire.ca or www.moonrays.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Moonrays brand large mystic globe and winter-themed snow globe stake lights. The lawn and garden decorations are plastic globes mounted on a metal stake that can be inserted into the ground. Water and antifreeze allows glitter inside the globe to float. The winter-themed light stake is framed by a snowman, Christmas Tree, Santa Claus or reindeer. The solar powered lights also contain LED bulbs that run on AA NI-cd or AA-NI-Mh rechargeable batteries.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stake lights and contact Southwire to return the product for a refund. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Southwire has received nine reports of incidents including heat-related damage to nearby property such as grass, deck posts and house siding. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold At

Moonrays and home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through March 2017 for about $20.  

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Southwire Company LLC, of Carrollton, Ga., and Southwire Canada Company of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. 

Distributor(s):

Southwire Company LLC, of Carrollton, Ga., and Southwire Canada Company of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. 

Recall number:
17-224
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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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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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