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December 17, 1999

Jingle Bell Enterprises Inc., Recalls Christmas Lights

Christmas lights recalledPhiladelphia, PA (SafetyAlerts) - Jingle Bell Enterprises Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa., is recalling approximately 100,000 sets of miniature Christmas lights and icicle-style lights. These lights have undersized wires that can easily pull out of the plugs and individual light sockets, posing fire and shock hazards.

CPSC and Jingle Bell Enterprises have not received any reports of injuries or incidents involving these light sets. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.

The recall involves sets of 100 clear lights in both traditional and icicle styles. The icicle lights have white wires and sockets, and no labeling on the light set. They are packaged in red boxes labeled in part, "100 Icicle Lights," "Manufactured to Previous Approved Specification" and "JINGLE BELL." Printed on the back of the package is, in part, "Made in China for Jingle Bell Enterprise Inc. Philadelphia Pa."

The traditional string light sets have either white or green wiring and sockets, and no labeling on the light sets. They are packaged in red boxes labeled, in part, "100 Christmas Lights," "STRING-A-LIGHT," and "Manufactured to Previous Approved Specifications." "Made in China for Jingle Bell Enterprise Inc., Philadelphia Pa" is printed on the back of the packaging. Also on the back of the packaging is one of the following item numbers: 00450 through 00455, 00491, 11491 and 11451.

Hardware and garden stores sold the light sets mainly in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and New York from November 1999 through December 1999 for between $5 and $8.

Consumers should immediately stop using these lights, and return them to the store where purchased for either a refund or a replacement set of lights. For more information, call Jingle Bell Enterprises at (800) 334-9627 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Jingle Bell brand light sets that have a Underwriters Laboratories' (UL) label are not part of this recall

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