Night Lights Recalled for Fire, Shock Hazard

A large recall of about 315,000 <"">Molenaar LLC Electroluminescent Night Lights has been implemented, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using the recalled products immediately and notes that it’s illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The recalled Molenaar LLC Recalls Night Lights were manufactured in the United States by Molenaar LLC of Willmar, Minnesota and were recalled due to fire and shock hazard.

The night-lights can become hot to the touch and melt, resulting in risk of possible shock or fire. To date, the firm is aware of four incidents of the night-lights melting, resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Two models of the night-lights are being recalled. One model, Model No. 2019, is shaped like a house. The other, Model No. 2017, is square-shaped with a rounded top. The night-lights glow green when plugged into an electrical outlet. “71980 U.S.A.” is molded into the night-light’s back panel, just above the brass outlet prongs. The night lights may have the brand names or logos of various companies printed on the front.

The recalled Molenaar LLC Electroluminescent Night Lights were distributed free as promotional products by various companies imprinted with various company names between October 2001 and November 2009.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled Molenaar LLC Electroluminescent Night Lights and throw them away. Molenaar can be reached, toll-free, at (877) 719-4442 between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday or at the firm’s website at www.miline.comnight.

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