Shock Hazard Prompts Recall Of Portable Night Lights

About 26,000 LED Rocketship PalPODzzzâ„¢ Portable Nightlights, imported by OSRAM SYLVANIA Products Inc., of Danvers, Massachusetts have been recalled due to <"">shock hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The bottom plastic cover on the recharging base of the LED Rocketship PalPODzzzâ„¢ Portable Nightlights can break, exposing internal electrical components. This poses an electric shock hazard to consumers. To date, the firm has received three reports of the bottom of the recharging base breaking and consumers touching internal electrical components that resulted in minor electric shocks.

This recall involves LED Rocketship PalPODzzz™ portable nightlights with model number 72174. The product can also be used as an emergency light or a flashlight. The nightlight is shaped as a rocket ship and sits in a plastic recharging base that plugs into the wall. The model number and date codes “0808” or “0908” are printed on the label attached to the bottom cover of the recharging base.

The recalled LED Rocketship PalPODzzzâ„¢ Portable Nightlights, which were manufactured in China, were sold for between $15 and $20 at The Home Depot, Stop & Shop, and other retailers nationwide and online at,, and from October 2008 through November 2009 for between.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled LED Rocketship PalPODzzz™ Portable Nightlights and contact OSRAM SYLVANIA for a free replacement portable nightlight and a $5 coupon credit for OSRAM SYLVANIA products. OSRAM SYLVANIA at be reached toll-free at 1-877-423-3772 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time, or by visiting the firm’s Web site at

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