Global X Limited Recalls For Living Brand Villa Solar Chandelier and Naturally Solar Brand Solar Gazebo Light
- Starting date:
- October 17, 2014
- Posting date:
- October 17, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
For Living brand Villa Solar Chandelier and Naturally Solar brand Solar Gazebo Light
This recall involves solar lights manufactured by Global X. The lights have a black metal top with crackle glass body and are used in areas where they can hang, such as in a gazebo. The lights are powered by a lithium-ion battery.
|Store||Brand||Product Name||Model Number||UPC|
|Canadian Tire||For Living||Villa Solar Chandelier||0526878||842674061020|
|Costco||Naturally Solar||Solar Gazebo Light||454012||842674032211|
Products included in the recall have a date code of 04-14 and 05-14. For example, the date code 04-14 represents the month and year of manufacture for April 2014. The date code is located on the bottom of the solar panel.
The lithium-ion battery in the unit may overheat which poses a fire hazard.
Global X has received 25 reports of incidents related to the use of these products, some involving battery breakage, overheating, smoke and property damage. One injury has been reported, whereby the consumer burned their hands.
Health Canada received one report of a consumer that burned their hands.
Global X distributed 1,400 lights to Canadian Tire and 13,392 lights to Costco. The number of lights sold to consumers is unknown.
Time period sold
The recalled solar lights were sold from April 2014 to August 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
ZhuHai Super Bright New Energy Limited
What you should do
Customers should immediately stop using the recalled lights and return the product to the store where it was purchased, either Canadian Tire or Costco, for a full refund.
For more information, consumers may contact Global X toll-free at 1-800-370-5156 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.
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.