Energizer Wallplate Nightlights Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Article Date: 7/14/2009 | Resource: MLG

Energizer Wallplate Nightlights Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

“U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Energizer Light On Demand Wallplate Nightlights

Units: About 3,000

Importer: Energizer, of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufacturer: Sonco Product Co., of China

Hazard: The nightlight can overheat, especially if additional devices are plugged into its outlets, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled wall light is white, plugs into the wall, has a plug in base into which additional devices can be plugged, and has a removable/rechargeable light/flashlight. Model LODNLWP is stamped on the back of the unit. The wall light measures about 6 inches high, 5 inches wide, and 3 inches deep. No other Light on Demand products are included in this recall.

Sold at: Mass merchandisers, office supply stores, and various other retailers nationwide and on the Web from August 2008 through July 2009 for about $26.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this recalled nightlight, unplug it, and contact Energizer for information on returning the light to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Energizer at (800) 782-2013 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.energizer.com

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Jeffrey Marquart