Manufacturer: QVC of West Chester
Product: Artificially Lit Christmas Trees
Hazard: The Christmas tree base can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Injuries: QVC has received 30 reports of the tree base overheating, melting or smoking. No injuries were reported.
Description: This recall involves the 6.5 foot and 7.5 foot Ready Shape Scottsdale Tree with Never Fail Lights. Model numbers H191953 and H191954 are included in this recall. The model number is on a label on the tree base and on the QVC box. “Bethlehem Lights” is on the box and the instruction sheets.
Sold At: QVC from July 2011 through November 2011 for $320 for the 6.5-foot tree and $398 for the 7.5-foot tree.
Units: About 15,500
Consumer Contact: GKI Bethlehem Lights at (800) 248-1434, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.gkilights.com, clicking on “Resources” and then click on “Recall Notice.”