The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and AmerTac are recalling LED Night Lights. The nights lights are being recalled due to an electrical short circuit that cause it to overheat, smolder, or melt, creating a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Several consumers have reported the night lights smoking and burning.
AmerTac is recalling three of its night light models: Amerelle, Amertac and Everyday Basics. Each model has two model numbers, one on the packaging and one on the back of the night light. All three models will have the model number 71190 or 71190A on the back of the night light. The Amerlles packaging model number is 71190. The model number on the Amertacs package is 32785 and the Everyday Basics packaging model number is 076092.
The defective night lights were sold at hardware stores, home centers and lighting shows from March 2009 through October 2010. Consumers should immediately remove the night lights from the wall sockets and contact the company about receiving a refund. To find out more about the recall, visit AmeriTacs website.
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