WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Family Dollar Services, Inc., of Matthews, N.C., today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 200 Mini Lights
Units: About 280,000
Importer: Family Dollar Services, Inc., of Matthews, N.C.
Hazard: The light sets do not meet the UL standard for this product and pose a fire and shock risk.
Incidents/Injuries: There were three reports of overheating. No injuries or property damage were reported.
Description: The recalled decorative light sets have “200 Mini Lights” and “Multi Lights, Green Wire” printed on the red box. The product is identified by SKU # 2211428 and UPC # 049696720465 found on the back of the package. The product contains labels attached to a tag on the power cord with UL Listing # E346525 and Model # F0L200A4S.
Sold exclusively at: Family Dollar stores from September 2011 through December 2011 for $8.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the light sets and return the product to a Family Dollar store for a full refund.