Target Recalls Circo Night Lights Due to Fire Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–July 23, 2015.

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Recall Summary

Name of product:  Circo Night Lights

Hazard:  The battery can overheat and cause the night light to melt, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:  Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.target.com and on the bottom of the homepage under the “Help” section, click on the “Product Recalls” link or the Recall Tab via the firm’s Facebook page.

Recall Details

Units:  About 143,000

Description:  This recall involves battery-operated night lights with an AC adapter included.  The night light collection includes a pink hedgehog, a blue bird, a yellow rocket, an orange dino egg, a white soccer ball and a green shark.  The model numbers are printed on the bottom side of the night lights.

 Name

Model Number

Color

Size

 Hedgehog

 060-02-1397

 Pink

 3.5”(h)x 5.5”(w)

 Bird

 060-02-1398

 Blue

 4.0”(h)x6.5”(w)

 Rocket

 060-02-1399

 Yellow

 6.0”(h)x4.75”(w)

 Dino Egg

 060-02-1400

 Orange

 6.0”(h)x4.75”(w)

 Soccer Ball

 060-02-1401

 White

 5.0”(h)x5.25”(w)

 Shark

 060-02-1402

 Green

 3.5”(h)x6.9”(w)

Incidents/Injuries:  Target has received two reports of the night lights overheating, including one report of a fire that damaged a consumer’s dresser, wall and plug-in. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using, unplug and return the recalled night lights to any Target store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at:  Target stores nationwide and Target.com from October 2014 through May 2015 for about $15.

Importer(s):  Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. 

Manufactured in: China

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