LED light strings by Home Accents Holiday & Martha Stewart Living recalled as due to fire hazard

Product Name
Holiday LED Light Strings by Home Accents Holiday & Martha Stewart Living

Full Product Description
This recall involves all 2010 Holiday LED light strings by Home Accents Holiday & Martha Stewart Living sold by The Home Depot Canada stores. The model numbers are included below and can be found on the boxes.

All Home Accent Holiday LED String Lights:

1000673901, 1000673855, 1000673903, 1000673904, 1000673870, 1000673892, 1000673721, 1000673878, 1000673723, 1000673715, 1000674121, 1000673720, 1000673719, 1000674120, 1000673908, 1000673713, 1000673722, 1000673863, 1000673880, 1000674122, 1000673902, 1000673718, 1000674123,and 1000673887.

All Martha Stewart Holiday LED String Lights:

1000673909, 1000673753, 1000673717, 1000673724, 1000673735, 1000673843, 1000673847, 1000673725, 1000673849, 1000673748, 1000673906, 1000673889, 1000673852, 1000673875, and 1000673885.

The model number that appeared on the product is LED-PLE-18NC-XX-Z-YY, where the XX stands for the number of bulbs, the Z for colour and the XX (between 2 and 5 alpha-numerical characters) denotes the decorative outfit, which is marked on a white label attached to the female end of the power cord. The CSA International file number 77218 is identified on a red label attached to the string’s male plug cap.

This recall does not affect other holiday products sold under the Home Accents or Martha Stewart brands.


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

The light string’s designs and models were not manufactured in accordance with CSA International requirements.

Home Depot of Canada Inc. has received one reported incident of exposed wiring.

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


Corrective Action

Customers should immediately discontinue using the products and return them to their local Home Depot store for a full refund.

Number Sold
Approximately 165,872 of the recalled products were sold at The Home Depot Canada stores across Canada.

Time Period Sold
The recalled products were sold from October 1, 2010 to November 18, 2010.

Manufactured in China.


Companies
Importer 

The Home Depot of Canada Inc. of Toronto, Ontario


Images
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Home Accents Holiday LED String Lights
Holiday LED Light Strings by Home Accents Holiday   Martha Stewart Living

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Martha Stewart Holiday LED String Lights
 
Holiday LED Light Strings by Home Accents Holiday   Martha Stewart Living
 
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