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Such a cute lamp from Discovery Kids; too bad it might catch fire

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The latest recall from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission:

Name
of Product:
Discovery
Kids™ Animated Marine and Safari Lamps

Units:
About 360,000

Importer:
Innovage LLC, of
Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Hazard:
A defect in the
lamp’s printed circuit board can cause an electrical short, posing a fire and
burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries:
Innovage has
received nine reports of incidents, including seven reports of lamps catching
fire, one involving smoke inhalation injury to a child and three involving
minor property damage.

Description:
This recall
involves the Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine Lamp with model number 1627121 or
1628626 and the Animated Safari Lamp with model number 1627124 or 1628626.All
models have batch numbers beginning with “2”. The decorative lamps are silver
in color and feature rotating films with marine or safari scenes. “Discovery
Kids” is printed on the front top left corner. The batch number is an 11 digit
number located on the bottom of each unit. The model number can be found on the
bottom of the packaging.

Sold
at:
Mass
merchandisers, department, drug and hardware stores nationwide, online and
through direct sales from July 2009 through January 2010 for about $10.

Manufactured
in:
China

Remedy:
Consumers should
immediately stop using the lamps, and contact Innovage for information on
returning the product for a full refund.

Consumer
Contact:
For
additional information, contact Innovage toll-free at (888) 232-1535 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s Web site at
www.lamprecall.org
or email
info@lamprecall.org

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