Expanded Recall: Wal-Mart Canada Corp. recalls various seasonal lights

Starting date:
December 11, 2015
Posting date:
December 11, 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-56258

Expansion of two November 19, 2015 recalls:

Wal-Mart Canada Corp. recalls Holiday Time 100 count Indoor Mini Light Set

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

Affected products

Various seasonal lights

Product description

This recall involves various seasonal lights. The affected product names, model numbers and CSA file numbers are listed below.
Description Model # CSA File #
Holiday Time 25 LED (C7) Light Set  - Various Colours  HPCAL25WCX/1S, HPCAL25WAX/1S, HPCAL25WX/1S 241989
Holiday Time 25 LED (C9) Light Set  - Various Colours  HPCAL25WCX/1S, HPCAL25WAX/1S, HPCAL25WX/1S 241989
Holiday Time 25 LED (QUICK CLIP) Light Set  - Various Colours  HPCAL25WCX/1S, HPCAL25WAX/1S 241989
Holiday Time 35 LED  (C6) Light Set  - Various Colours HPCAL35WAX/1S, HPCAL35WX/1S, HPCAL35WCX/1S 241989
Holiday Time 50 Mini Light Set Indoor/Outdoor HPCAL35WAX/1S,  HPCAL35WCX/1S 241989
Holiday Time 50 Mini Light Set Indoor/Outdoor HPCA50WBX/1S 241989
Holiday Time 50 LED (M5) Light Set  - Various Colours HPCAL50WAX/2S, HPCAL50WCX/2S 241989
Holiday Time 50 LED (G12) Light Set  - Various Colours HPCAL50WAX/2S 241989
Holiday Time 500(2x250)CT Mini Light set HPCA250WBX/5S 241989
Holiday Time 70 LED (C6) Light Set   - Various Colours HPCAL70WAX/2S, HPCAL70WCX/2S, HPCAL70WX/2S 241989
Holiday Time LED RIBBON Light Set  - Various Colours HPCAL70WAX/2SN, HPCAL70WCX/2SN 241989
Holiday Time 80 LED (C9) Light Set - Various Colours HPCAL80WCX/2S, HPCAL80WAX/2S 241989
Holiday Time 100 LED M5 Light Set  - Various Colours HPCAL100WAX/4S, HPCAL100WCX/2S 241989
Holiday Time 100 Mini Light Set HPCA100BX/2S 241989
Holiday Time 100 INC Light Set (Multi Colour and Clear) HPCA100WBX/2S 241989
Holiday Time 100 Outdoor Curtain Light Set - Various Colours HPCA100WBX/2SI 241989
Holiday Time 150 CT 7FT INC GARLAND Light Set (Multi Colour and Clear) HPCA150WBX/3S 241989
Holiday Time 150 CT  INC ICICLE Light Set  (Multi Colour and Clear) HPCA150WBX/3SI 241989
Holiday Time 200 Outdoor INC Light Set  HPCA200WBX/4S 241989
Holiday Time 300 CT Outdoor INC Light Set (Multi Colour and Clear) HPCA150WBX/3S 241989
Holiday Time 140 LED 3F SUPER BRITE MEMORY LITE SET HPCA140WBX/3SC 241989
20 CT Indoor Light Set - Various Colours HPCA20WX/1S 241989
50 CT Outdoor Light Set - Various Colours HPCA50WBX/1S 241989
100 CT Light Set Indoor/Outdoor - Various Colours HPCA100WBX/2S 241989

Consumers can find the model number, CSA file number 241989, and the manufacturing date 06/2015 on the white tag affixed to the wire.  

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program, as well as testing completed by Wal-Mart Canada Corp., 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 487,041 units of the seasonal lights were sold at Walmart Canada retail stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 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.