CPSC Recall - Issued 12/16/2013

Seasonal Specialties Recalls Pre-lit Christmas Trees Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Menards

Manufacturer: Seasonal Specialties LLC
Product: Pre-lit Artificial Christmas Trees
Hazard: The electrical components of the tree’s light strings can overheat and melt, posing fire, burn, and shock hazards to consumers.
Injuries: Menards has received two reports of the tree’s light strings overheating, melting or smoking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Twinkling Pine pre-lit artificial Christmas trees sold under the Enchanted Forrest brand. The Christmas trees are green and stand 7 ½ feet tall. They have 400 champagne-colored, slow-twinkling LED lights and a green metal stand. The recalled model number 287-1261 and UPC code 741895425478 are printed on the retail box and on a red tag attached to a tree branch.
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: Menards stores nationwide and online at www.menards.com from September 2013 through November 2013 for about $300.
Units: About 1,800
Consumer Contact: Seasonal Specialties at (800) 353-3116 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.seasonalspecialties.com and click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.