Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps are cute and add a little pop to a kid’s room. But they may also short circuit and catch fire.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling 300,000 lamps sold at popular shopping outlets. Details are below.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine and Safari Lamps
Units: About 300,000
Importer: Innovage LLC, of Foothill Ranch, Calif.
Hazard: The placement of internal wires near the circuit board can cause electrical short-circuiting and sparking, posing a fire and a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Innovage has received 11 reports of short circuiting. This includes three reports of lamps catching fire, which led to property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps that feature rotating films with marine or safari scenes. The words "Discovery Kids" are printed on the front top-left corner of the product. The recalled products have both an 11-digit batch number that begins with either 584894 or 10128 and a model number of 1628626, 1642433, 1641522, 1641523, 1645729, or 1645853. Batch numbers can be found imprinted in the plastic underneath the lamps and on the bottom of the packaging. Model numbers can be found on stickers placed underneath the lamps and on the bottom of the packaging near the barcode.
Sold at: Bed Bath & Beyond, Bonton, JCPenney, Kohls, Office Max, Toys "R" Us stores nationwide as well as the online retailers Amazon, Ideeli, JCPenney, Kohls, Macy's and Overstock from June 2010 through March 2012 for between $10 and $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and contact Innovage for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information contact Innovage toll-free at (888) 232-1535 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website at www.innovage.net, www.lamprecall.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org