Burlington Coat Factory Recalls Power Strips Due to Fire Hazard

These "Lush Life"-brand 6-outlet power strips, sold in four patterns, fail to meet federal fire standards. In addition, undersized wires pose a risk of shock.

Recall date: July 19, 2012
Recall number: 12-230

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Lush Life® power strips


The power strips have undersized wiring which poses a risk of shock to consumers. In addition, the wiring and plastic strip fail to meet fire resistance safety standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, please contact the firm toll-free at (888) 223-2628 between 8:30 a.m. through 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com

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Recall Details


About 6,000


This recall involves four designs of power strips. The vibrantly designed power strips come in four prints including, leopard, rose, skull and zebra. Model numbers 12256, 12257, 22563 and 22575 can be found on the six-outlet power strip.


None reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the power strips and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or store credit.

Sold at

Burlington Coat Factory, The Container Store and other retail stores nationwide from July 2011 through March 2012 for about $10.


Lush Life, of LaJolla, Calif.


Burlington Coat Factory, of Burlington, N.J.

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