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Dollarama recalls Christmas Light 50 Miniature Straight Line Indoor Light Set

Starting date:
November 13, 2015
Posting date:
November 13, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Dollarama Christmas Light 50 Miniature Straight Line Indoor Light Set

Product description

This recall involves the Dollarama Christmas Light 50 Miniature Straight Line Indoor Light Set.  The affected product has a length of approximately 3 meters (10 feet), has clear or colored bulbs and a green wire. The recalled product is identified by model number I-50, CSA file number 224823, Dollarama item number 09-3039962 and UPC 667888205394.  Consumers are able to locate the model number and CSA file number on the white tag affixed to the wire and the Dollarama item number and UPC on the product’s packaging.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the Christmas Light 50 Miniature Straight Line Indoor Light Set may pose an overheating and fire hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Dollarama has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 338,142 light sets were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2014 to October 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Dollarama L.P./S.E.C.





Zhejiang Kaifu Lamp Co.,Ltd.

Taizhou City, Zhejiang


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled seasonal lights and return them to the store to obtain a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama online by clicking on "Contact Us" or by calling 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

For the complete list of recalls posted as a result of this sampling and evaluation project, visit the Consumer Product Update on seasonal lights.

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