Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 22, 2012
Release #12-253
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 383-7323
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Energizer Recalls Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

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: Energizer Rotating Night Lights

Units: About 260,000

Importer: Energizer, of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufacturer: Ningbo Sun-alps Industry Develop Co. Ltd, of China

Hazard: The night lights can overheat and smoke, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Energizer has received nine reports of the night lights overheating, including three reports of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Energizer LED rotating night lights. The night lights are white and have an LED light inside an adjustable dome on top. The night lights measure about 2 inches wide by 2 ½ inches long. Model number “NLPLROT” and date codes between 0110 (for January 2010) through 0111 (for January 2011) are included in this recall. The model number is stamped onto the side of the night light. The date code is stamped in a circle on the back of the night light. The arrow points to the month of production (i.e. 12 = December) and the number positioned on either side of the arrow represents the year (i.e. “10” = 2010).

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from February 2010 through July 2012 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled night lights. Contact Energizer for instructions on returning the night lights for a $7 coupon towards the purchase of an Energizer product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Energizer at (800) 383-7323 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.energizer.com

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

 

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