Consumer product recall

Loblaw Companies Ltd recalls Life at Home® Indoor M5 Multicolour LED (70s) Seasonal Lights

Starting date:
November 12, 2015
Posting date:
November 12, 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

Life at Home® Indoor M5 Multicolour LED Lights Set of 70

Product description

This recall involves Life at Home® Indoor M5 Multicolour LED Set of 70 seasonal lights. The affected product has a length of approximately 7.21 meters (23.7 feet), has multi-coloured bulbs and a green wire. The recalled product has model number HPCAL70CX/2S, manufacturing date 06/2015, CSA file number 241989 and UPC 058703379152.  Consumers are able to locate the model number, manufacturing date and CSA file number on the white tag affixed to the wire and the UPC on the back of the product's packaging.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled seasonal lights may pose an overheating and fire hazard.

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

Number sold

Approximately 61 units of the seasonal lights were sold at Loblaw Companies Ltd banner stores across Canada.

Time period sold

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

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Loblaw Companies Ltd.




Taizhou Hongpeng Colour Lanterns Co. Ltd.



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled seasonal lights and return it to any Loblaw Companies Ltd. banner store for a full refund.

Loblaw Companies Ltd. banner stores:
Region Store
Ontario Fortinos®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Valu-Mart®, Your Independent Grocer® and Zehrs®
Atlantic Dominion® and Atlantic Superstore®
Québec Loblaws®, Maxi®, Maxi & Cie®, Provigo® and Provigo le Marché®
West Extra Foods®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Your Independent Grocer®, Lucky Dollar, Shop Easy, and Super Valu 

For additional information, contact Loblaw customer service at 1-888-495-5111 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST or by email.

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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