The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Full Moon Lantern set
Units: About 1,700 sets (2 lanterns per set)
Retailer: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. of New York, NY
Hazard: The lantern can overheat and melt or ignite, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. has received 11 consumer complaints including reports of overheating, melting and fire. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves Full Moon Lanterns sold by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. The lanterns were sold in the following three different Halloween themes: Bat (Model # XPM 012A), Flying Witch (Model # XPM 012B), and Jack O-Lantern (Model # XPM 012C).
Sold by: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. sold the recalled Full Moon Lanterns through its on-line and print catalog, “Martha Stewart: The Catalog for Living,” from September 1, 2004 through October 31, 2004 at $19 for a set of two lanterns.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled lamps immediately. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. is directly contacting all affected consumers to arrange for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. at (800) 950-7130 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET everyday. Consumers also can write to Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. at P.O. Box 11650, Pueblo, CO 21001-0650 to request a refund form.
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