NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2011 Alert #11-726 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800)933-9904 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 “Camp Nod” Lantern Nightlights Recalled Due to Shock and Fire Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: “Camp Nod” lantern nightlights
Units: About 9,700
Manufacturer: The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill.
Hazard: An electrical short circuit can occur in the nightlight’s wiring, posing a risk of fire or shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 16 reports of incidents, including one report of minor shock to a woman and her son, and one report of minor property damage to a wall, bed and blanket near the lantern’s power source.
Description: This recall involves “Camp Nod” electric lantern nightlights. The red or blue cylindrical-shaped metal lanterns have a glass bulb cover. The lantern nightlights measure about 9.75 inches in height and about 4 inches in diameter. The lanterns have either a barbell tag on the cord that includes item number 0603041-RE (red) or 0603041-BL (blue), or a tag affixed to the underside of the lantern that includes the words “The Land of Nod.”
Sold exclusively at: The Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington, The Land of Nod catalog and website from September 2004 through October 2010 for about $30 to $35.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the nightlight and return it to The Land of Nod to receive a merchandise credit for the purchase price.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.landofnod.com, or email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov
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