CPSC Recall - Issued 2/28/2013

Balsam Hill Recalls Pre-lit Christmas Trees Due to Burn and Shock Hazards

Manufacturer: Redwood Pacific Ltd
Product: Pre-lit Artificial Christmas Trees
Hazard: The remote control receiver box attached to the Christmas tree can overheat and melt, posing burn and shock hazards to consumers.
Injuries: Balsam Hill has received 10 reports of the Christmas tree's remote control receiver box overheating and melting. No injuries were reported.
Description: The artificial Christmas trees are pre-lit with both multi-color and clear lights that are operated by a remote control. Some larger trees have two remote control receiver boxes attached to the tree. The Christmas trees are green and stand between 7 ½ and 15 feet tall. Trees with the following model numbers are included in this recall. The model number is located on the tree's packaging. Date code H1203 is printed on a white label on the back of the remote control box attached to the tree. Go to recall link for full chart: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Balsam-Hill-Recalls-Pre-lit-Christmas-Trees/
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: Online at www.balsamhill.com from July 2012 through December 2012 for between $1,250 and $3,550.
Units: About 700
Consumer Contact: Balsam Hill; toll free at (877) 694-2752 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.balsamhill.com and click on Recall for more information.
Company Website: www.balsamhill.com