Seasonal Specialties Recalls Pre-lit Christmas Trees Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Menards

The electrical components of the Twinkling Pine pre-lit artificial Christmas tree's light strings can overheat and melt. The tree was sold under the Enchanted Forrest brand.

Recall date: December 16, 2013
Recall number: 14-058
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees

Hazard:

The electrical components of the tree’s light strings can overheat and melt, posing fire, burn, and shock hazards to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Seasonal Specialties at (800) 353-3116 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.seasonalspecialties.com and click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,800

Description

This recall involves the Twinkling Pine pre-lit artificial Christmas trees sold under the Enchanted Forrest brand. The Christmas trees are green and stand 7 ½ feet tall. They have 400 champagne-colored, slow-twinkling LED lights and a green metal stand. The recalled model number 287-1261 and UPC code 741895425478 are printed on the retail box and on a red tag attached to a tree branch. 

Incidents/Injuries

Menards has received two reports of the tree’s light strings overheating, melting or smoking. No injuries have been reported. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the Christmas tree and return it to Menards for a refund.

Sold exclusively at

Menards stores nationwide and online at www.menards.com from September 2013 through November 2013 for about $300.

Importer

Seasonal Specialties LLC, of Eden Prairie, Minn. 

Manufactured in

China

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