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Indoor/Outdoor LED String Lights by Westinghouse

Starting date:
December 3, 2010
Posting date:
December 3, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002463

Affected products

Indoor/Outdoor LED String Lights by Westinghouse

Product description

The recalled inverter converts solar photovoltaic voltages (60 Hz) into utility grid voltages; allowing the owner to feed power into the electrical grid. The recalled units were manufactured between September 2005 and August 2010. These products were sold under these brand names: "Xantrex", "Sunpower", and "General Electric brands". The brand name is printed on the front of the unit.

The following part numbers are included in this recall:

This recall involves Westinghouse-brand seasonal indoor/outdoor string lights. The string light bulbs come in one colour or a variety of colours, and are LED-lit.

There is a red tag on the string lights with CSA file number 77218. The model numbers are included in the table below, and can be found on a white label attached to the cord. The Zellers item number can be found on the purchase receipt.

Table of Recalled/Affected Products
Zellers Item No. UPC Description Model No.
(on the white label)
82021957 0 98719010397 LED C6 2x70L Multi 4x4x4 Outdoor LED-PLE 18NC-70/2-M-C6STB
82021874 0 98719015569 LED C7 25L 5Multi (R/P/G/B/O) 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor in Non-Lit LED-PLE-18NC-25-M-S149
63005987 400630059872 LED M5 100L 5Multi (R/P/G/B/Y/O) 4x4x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE 18NC - 100/2-W-PC
62978390 400629783900 LED C6 70L Pure White Icicle Lights White Wire CSA Listed Indoor/Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-70/2-W-C6STB
63006159 400630061592 LED C9 25L 5Multi (R/P/O/B/Y - 5 each & repeat) 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-M-S149
72184708 400721847081 LED M5 100L Warm White 4x4x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor in Non Lit Tray LED-PLE 18NC-100/4-W-PC
63005953 400630059537 LED M5 100L Pure White 4x4x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE 18NC-100/4-W-PC
82021817 0 98719015521 LED C7 25L Pure White 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-W-S149
82021858 0 98719015583 LED C7 25L Warm White 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-W-S149
63006134 400630061349 LED C9 25L Pure White 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-W-S149
63006126 400630061264 LED C9 25L Blue 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-B-S149
72186380 400721863807 LED C9 25L Warm White 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-W-S149
63006050 400630060502 LED C9 25L Red 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-R-S149
82021700 0 98719016597 LED C9 25L 2Multi (Red/Pure White) 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor LED-PLE-18NC-25-M-S149
84106934 400841069349 LED C7 3x25L 5Multi (R/P/G/B/O) 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor in Storage Container LED-PLE-18NC-25-M-S149
84107019 400841070192 LED C7 3x25L Warm White 4x8x4 Green Wire CSA Listed Outdoor in Storage Container LED-PLE-18NC-25-W-S149

Hazard identified

The recalled string lights may have exposed wires, posing a shock or fire hazard.

These lights were not made in accordance with Canadian Standards Association (CSA) International requirements.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these string lights.

Number sold

Approximately 163,000 units of the recalled string lights were sold at Zellers stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2010 to November 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Retailer
Zellers Inc.
Hudson's Bay Company
Brampton
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled string lights. The recalled products can be returned to Zellers for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact the light string recall customer service line at 1-866-227-8465 or by email at lightstringsrecall@gmail.com.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's (ESA) website.