Posted on: July 5, 2010
Recalled night lights providing a soothing glow in the dark could spark a fire or burn consumers.
Forever-Glo is issuing a voluntary recall on 272,000 night-lights because the lights have a short circuit that could be hazardous. Reports have claimed the short circuit is causing the device to overheat, smolder or melt. The defects could possibly burn consumers or cause a fire.
The recalled “nite lite” is cylinder shaped, with a clear top and opaque base that plugs into the wall. The items with model number 71107 and manufacturer code SY are included in the recall. This information can be found on the back of the product.
As a North Charleston personal injury lawyer I’m happy to see Forever-Glo announce this recall before any reports of personal injury occurred. However, nine incidents of product malfunction have already been reported. I urge parents to check their night lights for this model and remove this child safety and fire hazard. The recalled lights cane be returned to its place of purchase for a free refund.
The night light was sold in hardware stores, lighting showrooms, and home centers nationwide between May 2009-September 2010 for just $5. Contact AmerTac at 1-800-420-7511.