Dollarama recalls LED lights in the shape of butterflies

Starting date:
May 12, 2014
Posting date:
May 12, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fire Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

LED lights in the shape of butterflies

Product description

This recall covers LED lights in the shape of butterflies with product code 14-3032472 and Universal Product Code (UPC) 667888173877. The product is made up of 10 coloured plastic butterflies (pink, blue, yellow and green) strung along a 2.1-m cord (7 feet). The product operates on two AA electric batteries, not included.

Hazard identified

When the batteries are inserted, or during use, the product can produce sparks or catch fire, which poses a fire and burn hazard.

Five incidents in which the products produced sparks or caught fire have been reported to Dollarama.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these LED lights.

Number sold

Approximately 19,836 recalled products have been sold in Dollarama stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from February to March 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Dollarama L.P/S.E.C.

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the LED lights immediately and bring them back to the store for refund (no receipt is required).

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama by telephone at 1-888-755-1006 ext. 1000 or by email on the Dollarama website under the heading “Contact Us”.

Please note that under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, recalled products cannot be redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.