US Recall: Discovery Kids Animated Marine & Safari Lamps

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Innovage and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have announced a voluntary recall of the product: Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine and Safari Lamps.

About 360,000 units of the product, made in China, are affected due to a defect in the lamp’s printed circuit board that 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.

The affected product is 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.

Sold at Mass merchandisers, department, drug and hardware stores nationwide, online and through direct sales from July 2009 through January 2010 for about $10.

If you have one of these lamps you should immediately stop using it 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 info@lamprecall.org

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