Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–February 16, 2011. The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees
Units: About 1,333
Importer: Balsam Hill LLC, of Redwood City, Calif.
Manufacturer: Redwood Pacific Limited, of Hong Kong
Hazard: Christmas trees advertised before Dec. 21, 2010 as indoor/outdoor were supplied with extension cords rated for indoor use only, posing an electrical shock hazard if used outside.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The trees are safe for indoor use only and are supplied with extension cords with warning labels stating “For indoor use only.” The following models sold before Dec. 21, 2010 are affected by this recall:
|Tree Name||Model Number||Height||Lighting Type|
|Adirondack Evergreen||502 1282||6′||Led Clear|
|Adirondack Evergreen||502 1283||6′||Led Multi|
|Adirondack Evergreen||502 1284||7.5′||Led Clear|
|Adirondack Evergreen||502 1285||7.5′||Led Multi|
|Adirondack Evergreen||502 1286||9′||Led Clear|
|Adirondack Evergreen||502 1287||9′||Led Multi|
|Potted Colorado Mountain Spruce||502 1332||7′||Clear|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1464||15′||Clear|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1465||15′||Led Clear|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1466||15′||Led Multi|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1469||20′||Clear|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1470||20′||Led Clear|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1474||25′||Clear|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1475||25′||Led Clear|
|Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree||502 1476||25′||Led Multi|
Model numbers for the trees are located on the cartons.
Sold at: Online from October 2007 to December 2010 for between $300 to $10,999.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this product outdoors. If this product has been used exclusively indoors, consumers may continue to use it indoors. If consumers have used the tree outdoors or wish to use the tree outdoors, they must contact Balsam Hill to receive a free retrofit kit containing an outdoor extension cord.
Consumer Contact: For additional information and a retrofit kit, contact the Christmas Tree Recall Hotline at (877) 694-2752 between noon and 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at [email protected]. Consumers may also visit the firm’s website at www.balsamhill.com/recalls
7’ Potted Colorado Mountain SpruceAdirondack Evergreen
Rockefeller Pine – Giant Tree
Warning label on the cord indicates “FOR INDOOR USE ONLY.”
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov