June 5, 2003Trisonic Has Recalled Nightlights
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has released the
following information. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product:
Manufacturer: Trisonic/Eastern America Trio Products, of Flushing, N.Y.
Hazard: The nightlight poses a serious electrocution, electric shock, burn
and fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Trisonic has received a report of a nightlight
exploding, resulting in laceration injuries to a consumer.
Description: The recalled nightlights have a yellow exterior shaped like a
smiley face. A label on the back of the nightlight reads, "Trisonic,
4W/120Vcustom made in China for Trisonic, Queens, NY, TS-45431."
Sold at: Dollar stores in the eastern portion of the United States between
April 2001 through March 2003 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China.
Remedy: Consumers should mail the night light to Trisonic/Eastern America
Trio Products, 11-11 131st St., P.O. Box 527018, Flushing, NY 11352, for a
full refund plus the cost of postage.
Consumer Contact: Call Trisonic at (800) 434-8155 between 8 a.m. and 4:30
p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
Media Contact: Michael Harap, (718) 886-8990.