Giant Tiger recalls 6.5 foot Pre-Lit Noble Pine Tree

Starting date:
December 17, 2018
Posting date:
December 17, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68600

Affected products

6.5 foot Pre-lit Noble Pine Tree

Product description

This recall involves the pre-lit artificial Noble pine tree sold with white lights. The brand name is "Danson Décor" and the tree measures 1.98 m (6.5 feet) in height and 1.21 m (4 feet) in diameter. It is identified by product number 860335 and UPC 758440999346.

Hazard identified

Some trees may have been sold with a 12V adaptor, not a 5V adaptor as intended. When the 12V adaptor is used it can cause the lights to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

As of December 11, 2018, the company has received 6 reports of incidents and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 251 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 6 to November 15, 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Giant Tiger Stores Limited
Ottawa
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Danson Decor Inc.
St. Laurent
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected product and return the tree to the Giant Tiger store where it was purchased for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Giant Tiger by email or visit the company'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.