Family Dollar Stores Recalls Decorative Light Sets Due To Fire and Electrical Shock Hazard

The light sets do not meet the UL standard for this product. They pose a fire and shock risk.

Recall date: July 12, 2012
Recall number: 12-222

Recall Summary

Name of product:

200 Mini Lights


The light sets do not meet the UL standard for this product and pose a fire and shock risk.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Family Dollar Stores at (800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at in the Help section.

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Recall Details


About 280,000

Description and Models

The recalled decorative light sets have "200 Mini Lights" and "Multi Lights, Green Wire" printed on the red box. The product is identified by SKU # 2211428 and UPC # 049696720465 found on the back of the package. The product contains labels attached to a tag on the power cord with UL Listing # E346525 and Model # F0L200A4S.


There were three reports of overheating. No injuries or property damage were reported.


Consumer should immediately stop using the light sets and return the product to a Family Dollar store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Family Dollar stores from September 2011 through December 2011 for $8.


Family Dollar Services, Inc., of Matthews, N.C.

Manufactured in