Home Accents Holiday Artificial Christmas Trees recalled due to risk of Burn or Fire hazard

Starting date:
July 23, 2020
Posting date:
July 23, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73581

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Home Accents Holiday Artificial Christmas Trees.
  • Issue: The mode-switching foot-pedal controller may overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should contact Willis Electric Co. Ltd for a replacement of the foot pedal controller.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Home Depot Canada.

Affected products

Home Accents Holiday Artificial Christmas Trees

Product description

This recall involves three Home Accents Holiday Artificial Christmas Trees sold by Home Depot. The trees can be identified by the names, description, model numbers, and UPC in the table below.

Recalled products:
Name Description Model Number UPC
Home Accents Holiday 7.5ft 700L Braxton LED Tree (1001343443) 7.5 ft. Pre-Lit Braxton Color Changing 8-Function Artificial Christmas Tree with 700 Micro Dot LED Lights W14N0128 30539038724
Home Accents Holiday 9ft 900L Braxton LED Tree (1001344021) 9 ft. 900L Micro Dot LED Braxton Color Changing with 8-Function Tree W14N0152 30539039653
Home Accents Holiday 7.5ft 700L Uptown Tree (1001344022) 7.5 ft. Pre-Lit LED White Uptown Color Changing Artificial Christmas Tree with 700 Micro Dot Lights W14N0155 30539039691

Hazard identified

The Christmas tree's mode-switching foot-pedal controller may overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard.

As of July 22, 2020, the company has received 2 reports of smokes coming from the trees in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 491 reports of overheating involving the foot-pedal controller, and one report of burn.

Number sold

Approximately 5,095 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 99,000 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September 2019 to December 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Importer
Home Depot Canada Inc.
Toronto
CANADA
Distributor
Willis Electric Co., Ltd.
Taipei
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Manufacturer
Kupoint (Dongguan) Electric Co., Ltd.
Dongguan, Guangdong
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should contact Willis Electric Co. Ltd for a replacement of the foot pedal controller.

For more information, consumers may contact Willis Electric Co. Ltd at 1-866-210-5958 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT, Monday through Friday or visit 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.