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Avon Snowman Nightlight Diffusers

Código SIAR: 20446
Categoría: Artículos eléctricos y de Iluminación
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Avon-Products-Inc-Announce-Recall-to-Repair-Snowman-Nightlight-Diffuser
Fecha de Publicación: 19 may, 2004
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Avon Products; Cosmos Gifts
Descripción del Defecto: Avon Products Inc. Recall to Repair Snowman Nightlight Diffuser
Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
May 19, 2004 Alert #04-550
CPSC, Avon Products Inc. Announce Recall to Repair Snowman Nightlight Diffuser
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Snowman Nightlight Diffuser
Units: 333,000
Manufacturer/Importer: Cosmos Gifts Corporation, of Dallas, Texas
Hazard: The scented oil can drip causing the nightlight base to crack or break, exposing electrical wire or metal parts inside the nightlight, thus causing a potential shock hazard. There is also a risk of cuts if the nightlight breaks.
Incidents/Injuries: Avon has received 33 reports of the nightlight base breaking, including reports of electrical shorts. One complaint involved a consumer who was scratched when the nightlight broke.
Description: The diffuser nightlight has a white plastic base. A porcelain snowman attaches to the plastic nightlight to cover the nightlight bulb. The nightlight comes with winter holly scented oil that is placed in the snowman's top hat.
Sold by: Independent Avon sales representatives and the Avon Web site from August 2003 through December 2003 for $10 to $15.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers can get a free replacement nightlight base that will not crack or break from the oil. Known purchasers are being sent direct mail notification of this recall.
Consumer Contact: Call Cosmos Gift Corporation toll-free at (866) 348-9749 anytime to order a replacement nightlight base.