December 21, 2000
Christmas Lights Recalled by Pioneer Paper Co.
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Pioneer Paper Co. said
today it is recalling about 2,600 sets of musical and miniature Christmas lights. The
lights have undersized wires that can easily pull out of the plugs and light sockets,
posing electric shock and fire hazards to consumers.
No injuries or incidents have been reported.
The recalled lights are sets of 100 musical lights and sets of 100 miniature lights. Both
light sets come in various colors that are steady burning or flashing. The musical lights
play eight melodies. The white box reads in part, "VALUE, 100 LIGHTS, MADE IN
CHINA." Stars are on the box. The lights were sold at discount stores throughout New
York from September 2000 to December 2000 for about $6.
Consumers should stop using the lights immediately and return them to the store where
purchased for a full refund. Call Pioneer Paper Co. collect at (718) 417-1717 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for more information.
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