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Southwire Canada Company recalls Moonrays® Large Mystic Globe™ Stake Lights and Moonrays® Winter Framed Snowglobe Lights

Starting date:
September 14, 2017
Posting date:
September 14, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Southwire Canada Company

Affected products

Moonrays® Large Mystic Globe™ Stake Lights and Moonrays® Winter Framed Snowglobe Lights

Product description

This recall involves clear plastic globes containing water, antifreeze and glitter.  The globes are mounted on metal stakes that can be inserted into the ground for use as an outdoor garden decoration.  The globes are solar-powered and contain a light-emitting diode and a motor to swirl the glitter.

The following products are included in this recall:
Product Name UPC SKU
Large Mystic Globe Stake Lights 062964969786 96978FD
Large Mystic Globe Stake Lights 062964969786 96978FDDI
Winter Framed Snowglobe Lights 062964969793 96979FD

Hazard identified

Under certain sunlight conditions, light refraction through the globes could singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity of the globes. The liquid inside the plastic globes could also leak, causing staining.

As of August 23, 2017, the company has received 5 reports of property damage in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 4 reports of property damage, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 10,073 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 8,628 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected globes were sold from August 2016 to March 2017 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Southwire Canada Company
Quanzhou Rijia Craft Co., Ltd.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected products and contact Southwire to obtain a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Southwire by telephone at 1-888-847-8709 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday, or by visiting the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.