Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. recalls MAGI Decor Brand White Indoor String Lights

Starting date:
November 20, 2015
Posting date:
November 20, 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-55922

Affected products

MAGI Decor brand white indoor string lights – 100 miniature lights

Product description

This recall involves MAGI Decor brand white indoor string lights. The affected product consists of 100 white miniature lights on a white wire and measures 2.1 metres (7 feet) long. Consumers are able to locate model number ZHCA100BX/2SI and CSA certification file number 263917 on the self-adhesive tags affixed to the product’s wire, as well as item number 590396 and UPC 884118246440 on the product’s packaging.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the seasonal lights may pose a fire and electric shock hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 99 string lights were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

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

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
Longueuil
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Ningbo Ego International Co. Ltd.

3/F, No.168 East Road Songjiang, Yinzhou Area, Ningbo
Zhejiang
315100
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled seasonal lights and return them to a Jean Coutu store to obtain a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. by telephone at 450-646-9611 from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (EST), or by email.

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 resulting from this sampling and evaluation project, see the Consumer Product Update on seasonal lights.