The Danson Décor brand outdoor Halloween 30 count seasonal light sets sold exclusively by Dollarama have been recalled due to electric shock hazard.
According to the Government of Canada recall, the affected products have a total length of approximately 199 cm (78.5 inches) with orange or purple coloured bulbs and a black wire. The recalled light sets were manufactured in 2019 with date code 2019-04 and lot number 193.
Only products with lot number 193 and date code 2019-04 are affected by this recall. The date code is located on the white tag attached to the product.
|Product||Description||Dollarama Item Number||Date code||Lot number|
|Outdoor Halloween 30 Light Set||Orange or Purple Coloured Bulbs||07-3065368||2019-04||Lot 193|
The hazard has been identified as electrical wiring which may be exposed on the light string, posing an electric shock hazard to the consumer.
As of Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, the company has received 3 reports of exposed wires in Canada, and no reports of injury, according to the Government recall.
The company reported that 34,968 units of the affected product were sold in Canada from August 2019 to October 2020.
Full details of this recall are available on the Government of Canada website: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/74485r-eng.php
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Halloween lights and return them to the place where they were purchased for a full refund.
For additional information, consumers may contact Danson Décor toll free at 1-800-363-1865 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday or by email.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.