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Hercules Recalls Moravian Star Lights Due to Fire and Electrical Shock Hazards

  • Recalled Moravian Star light
Name of Product:
Moravian Star lights
Hazard:

The lights lack adequate minimum wire size and overcurrent protection, posing fire and electrical shock hazards to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 05, 2020
Units:
About 50,000
Consumer Contact

Hercules at 800-626-8807, ext. 4340, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday,  email at recall@herculesoem.com, or online at www.herculesoem.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves a single style of Moravian star lights, including those with incandescent and LED bulbs.  The lights are a white multipointed star designed to hang from a ceiling.  Moravian Stars were sold in two sizes, 12” and 21.”  The exterior boxes were either red, green or blue.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the light and contact Hercules for a free repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Online at  MoravianStarCompany.com and Amazon.com between November 2016 through December 2019 for about $20.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Hercules OEM, of Burnsville, Minn.

Recall number:
20-158
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