Over 360,000 Discovery Kids Lamps Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
About 360,000 Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine and Safari Lamps have been recalled. A defect in the lamp's printed circuit board can cause an electrical short, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Innovage has received nine reports of incidents, including seven reports of lamps catching fire, one involving smoke inhalation injury to a child and three involving minor property damage.
This recall involves the Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine Lamp with model number 1627121 or 1628626 and the Animated Safari Lamp with model number 1627124 or 1628626. All models have batch numbers beginning with "2". The decorative lamps are silver in color and feature rotating films with marine or safari scenes. "Discovery Kids" is printed on the front top left corner. The batch number is an 11 digit number located on the bottom of each unit. The model number can be found on the bottom of the packaging.
The recalled lamps were sold at Mass merchandisers, department, drug and hardware stores nationwide, online and through direct sales from July 2009 through January 2010 for about $10.
Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps, and contact Innovage for information on returning the product for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Innovage toll-free at (888) 232-1535 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at www.lamprecall.org or email email@example.com.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10135.html.