Wal-Mart Canada Corp. recalls Holiday Time Multi-Colour 100 LED C6 Light Set

Starting date:
November 19, 2015
Posting date:
November 19, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-55906

Affected products

Holiday Time Multi-Colour 100 LED C6 Light Set

Product description

This recall involves the Holiday Time Multi-Colour 100 LED C6 Light Set of 100 seasonal lights.  The affected product has a length of approximately 7.46 meters (24.5 feet), has multi-coloured bulbs and a green wire.  The recalled product has model number HPCAL100WCX/2S, manufacturing date 06/2015, CSA file number 241989 and UPC 628915150667.  Consumers can find the model number, manufacturing date and CSA file number on the white tag affixed to the wire and the UPC on the back of the product’s packaging.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the seasonal lights may pose an overheating and fire hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Wal-Mart Canada Corp. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 750 units of the seasonal lights were sold at Walmart Canada retail stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2015 to November 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Taizhou Hongpeng Colour Lanterns Co. Ltd.
Zhejiang
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled seasonal lights and return them to a Walmart Canada retail store for a full refund.

For additional information, contact Wal-Mart Canada Corp. customer service toll-free at 1-800-328-0402 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being 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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

For the complete list of recalls posted as a result of this sampling and evaluation project, visit the Consumer Product Update on seasonal lights.