Enchanted Forest Pre-lit Christmas Tree Recall [US]


US CPSC RecallUS/Washington: Seasonal Specialties recalls some Pre-lit Christmas Trees due to fire, burn and shock hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/sbNqNPre-lit Christmas Tree

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Seasonal-Specialties-Recalls-Pre-lit-Christmas-Trees/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Twinkling Pine pre-lit Artificial Christmas Trees sold under the Enchanted Forest brand by US retailer Menards.

  • The Christmas Trees are green and stand 7-1/2 feet tall. They have 400 champagne-colored, slow-twinkling LED lights and a green metal stand. The recalled Christmas Trees have a model number of “287-1261” and a UPC of “741895425478”. Both codes are printed on the retail box and on a red tag attached to a Christmas Tree branch.

According to the CPSC, the electrical components of the recalled Christmas Tree’s light strings can overheat and melt, posing fire, burn and shock hazards to consumers. Menards has received two (2) reports of the Tree’s light strings overheating, melting or smoking.

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled Christmas Tree and return it to Menards for a refund.

Please note: other Christmas Light Sets have been recalled due to the same reasons, specifically overheating and/or fire hazards. To see other related notifications, please search for “Christmas Lights” in the Search Box at the top of this page.

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CPSC recall number: 14-058
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2933
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