Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Life at Home® 50 Count Indoor LED Microdot Icicle Lights

Starting date:
January 3, 2019
Posting date:
January 3, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68724

Affected products

Life at Home® 50 Count Indoor LED Microdot Icicle Lights

Product description

This recall involves the Life at Home® 50 count Indoor LED Microdot Icicle Lights in warm white. The affected product has clear bulbs on a clear wire. The lights have a model number of RKPO-UL05010001P44-1 and can be found printed on the adapter. The batch number is LCL 2018 and can be found on the tag affixed to the string wire. The UPC 058703561861 can be found at the lower back side section of the packaging.

Hazard identified

Due to a potential manufacturing defect the lights may overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard.

As of December 20, 2018, the company has received 4 reported incident of overheating during use and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 847 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold from September 2018 to December 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Loblaws Companies Limited
Brampton
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Loblaw banner store for a full refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact Loblaws Companies Ltd. customer service at 1-800-296-2332 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, or visit the website.

Loblaw banner stores:
Region Store
Ontario Real Canadian Superstore®, Fortinos®, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, and Zehrs®
Atlantic Atlantic Superstore® and Dominion®
Québec Joe Fresh®, Maxi® & Cie and Provigo®
West Real Canadian Superstore®, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Extra Foods® and Real Canadian Wholesale Club

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.