Multi-colored holiday lights, sold exclusively at Family Dollar Stores, from September 2011 to December 2011 for $8, are being recalled due to a fire and electrical shock hazard.
The decorative light sets have 200 mini lights and do not meet the UL standards for such a product. There have been three reports of overheating, no injuries or property damage have been reported to this date.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission release, “the product is identified by SKU # 2211428 and UPC # 049696720465 found on the back of the package. The product contains labels attached to a tag on the power cord with UL Listing # E346525 and Model # F0L200A4S.”
Consumers should stop using the light sets immediately and return the product to a Family Dollar store for a full refund.
For an additional information, consumers should contact Family Dollar at 800-547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.familydollar.com in the Help section.