Giant Tiger Pre-Lit Christmas Tree Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Giant Tiger Pre-Lit Christmas Tree Recall [Canada]Giant Tiger Stores Limited, an Ottawa, Ontario establishment, recalls an estimated 251 Pre-Lit Noble Pine Christmas Trees due to suspected component overheating and consequential fire, burn, injury and property damage, all serious safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/wZ6x30n1C8R

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68600r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Pre-Lit Artificial Noble Pine Christmas Trees.

  • Each Tree measures approximately 1.98 meters (6.5 feet) high and approximately 1.21 meters (4 feet) in diameter and is sold pre-lit with white lights under the Danson Décor brand name with a product number of 860335 and a UPC of 758440999346.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Pre-Lit Christmas Trees can be found on the Web site above.

According to Health Canada, some of the recalled Trees may have been sold with a 12 volt adaptor, rather than a 5 volt unit as intended. When the 12 volt adaptor is used it can cause the lights to overheat, posing fire, burn and property damage hazards. As of December 11, 2018, the date of the original notification, the company has received 6 reports of incidents and no reports of injuries.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pre-Lit Artificial Noble Pine Christmas Trees, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact by e-mail at customerservice@gianttiger.com. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://vidweb.aws.marketlive.com/gianttiger_vid/text/responsive/customerservice/advisories/CustomerNotice-XmasPineTree.pdf for more information.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Christmas Trees, please search for “Christmas” or more generically, “tree” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Fire, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Giant Tiger Stores Limited, please search for “Giant Tiger” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-68600
Recalls Direct RIN: 10951-2018
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