Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Innovage recalled Discovery Kids Lamps because wires near the circuit board can cause a short posing a fire and burn hazard.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine and Safari Lamps
Units: About 300,000
Importer: Innovage LLC, of Foothill Ranch, CA.
Hazard: The placement of internal wires near the circuit board can cause electrical short-circuiting and sparking, posing a fire and a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Innovage has received 11 reports of short circuiting. This includes three reports of lamps catching fire, which led to property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps that feature rotating films with marine or safari scenes. The words “Discovery Kids” are printed on the front top-left corner of the product. The recalled products have both an 11-digit batch number that begins with either 584894 or 10128 and a model number of 1628626, 1642433, 1641522, 1641523, 1645729, or 1645853. Batch numbers can be found imprinted in the plastic underneath the lamps and on the bottom of the packaging. Model numbers can be found on stickers placed underneath the lamps and on the bottom of the packaging near the barcode.
Sold at: Bed Bath & Beyond, Bonton, JCPenney, Kohls, Office Max, Toys “R” Us stores nationwide as well as the online retailers Amazon, Ideeli, JCPenney, Kohls, Macy’s and Overstock from June 2010 through March 2012 for between $10.00 and $20.00.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and contact Innovage for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information contact Innovage toll-free at 888.232.1535 between 9:00am and 5:00pm PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.innovage.net, www.lamprecall.org or e-mail
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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