|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 23, 1994
Release # 95-055
|CPSC: Ken Giles
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1184
Fay's Drug Store Announces Recall of
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fay's Drug Stores of Liverpool, N.Y., is
recalling imported Christmas light sets called, "Spirit of Christmas" 200 Super
Brite Lights. The light's fuses in the plug could short circuit, possibly causing a fire.
Fay's received one report of the lights blowing a house fuse. In addition, the electrical
plug partially burned, when the lights were plugged in an extension cord.
Consumers can identify the "Spirit of Christmas" 200 Super Brite Lights by the
item number on the back of the box "W 74C2195 Made in China" or by the UL number
E-48723 listed on the red tag on the cord of the lights. These lights may have been sold
by other retailers under a different name. The lights were sold between November 14 and
December 21, 1994. No other lights sold by Fay's are involved in this recall.
Fay's stores are located in the states of New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and
Consumers who own the Spirit of Christmas lights should stop using the lights immediately
and return them to the place of purchase for either a refund or a replacement. The lights
sold for approximately $13.99 each. Consumers with any questions can call Fay's at (315)
451-8000, Ext 2294.
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types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product
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