February 26, 2001Dura Kleen (USA) Inc. Recalls
NY (SafetyAlerts) - Dura Kleen
(USA) Inc. said today it is voluntarily recalling about 459,000 nightlights. The
nightlights' electrical connections are loose, they are made from flammable plastic and
the power switch does not work. The nightlights pose shock and fire hazards to consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Dura Kleen are not aware of any
injuries associated with these nightlights. This recall is being conducted to prevent the
possibility of injury.
The nightlights consist of a small light fixture that uses a 5- watt bulb that plugs into
a wall electrical outlet. The light bulb white bases are imprinted with "Made in
China for Dura Kleen USA Inc." The night lights have different colored shades,
including purple, green, yellow and red, with different designs. Other lights have opaque
decorative shades molded in the form of religious figures.
Discount stores nationwide sold the nightlights from March 1999 through August 2000 for
Consumers should stop using the nightlights immediately, and return them to the store
where purchased for a refund. For more information, call CPSC at (800) 638-2772 anytime.
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