Spirit Halloween Recalls Spirit brand 100 Purple String Lights

Starting date:
October 21, 2016
Posting date:
October 21, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60640

Affected products

Spirit Halloween 100 Purple String Lights

Product description

This recall involves Spirit Halloween 100 Purple String Lights with purple bulbs for indoor and outdoor use.  The product can be identified by item number 01163427, CSA file number 238159 and manufacture date code 04/2015.  Consumers are able to locate the item number on a sticker affixed to the back of the packaging, under the barcode. The CSA file number and the manufacture date code can be found on a white tag affixed to the wire.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the seasonal lights may pose an electric shock hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor Spirit Halloween has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

An unknown number of the recalled products were sold at Spirit Halloween stores across Canada and on-line at www.spirithalloween.com.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 2015 to October 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Spencer Gifts, LLC./ Spirit Halloween
Egg Harbor Township
New Jersey
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the lights and either dispose of the product or return it to Spirit Halloween for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Spencer Gifts, LLC./Spirit Halloween toll-free at 1-866-586-0155 between 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, ET, Monday to Friday or through the firm'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.