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LTD Commodities 5-foot Lighted Ficus Trees in bamboo baskets

Código SIAR: 19800
Categoría: Artículos eléctricos y de Iluminación
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/LTD-Commodities-LLC-Recalls-Ficus-Trees-Sold-with-Lights-for-Fire-and-Shock-Hazards
Fecha de Publicación: 06 jun, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: LTD Commodities
Descripción del Defecto: LTD Commodities LLC Recalls Ficus Trees Sold with Lights for Fire and Shock Hazards
Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
June 6, 2006 Alert #06-554
LTD Commodities LLC Recalls Ficus Trees Sold with Lights for Fire and Shock Hazards
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Name of Product: Lighted Ficus Tree
Units: About 2,500
Distributors: LTD Commodities LLC, of Bannockburn, Ill.
Hazard: The lights attached to the ficus tree have undersized and exposed wires, which pose a risk of electric shock and fire hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The pre-lit 5-foot ficus tree inside a bamboo basket includes a green light string featuring 70 clear mini bulbs wrapped and attached throughout the leaves and around the trunk. A silver holograph UL sticker and cautionary label with UL File number E254698, Model no. WL-70/2C is attached to the end of the cord. At the end of the decorative light string includes a tag with the marking "E254698" and model number WL-70/2C similar to the label shown in the photograph below.
Sold by: Catalogs nationwide and shipped between November 27, 2005 through December 11, 2005 for about $24.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the lights, remove the light string from the ficus tree and destroy the lights by cutting the cord. Consumers with affected lights will receive a free, new UL-listed light string set with shipments starting on June 12, 2006.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact LTD Commodities toll-free at
(866) 736-3654 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit our Web site at www.ltdcommodities.com