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Consumer product recall

The Michaels Companies, Inc, recalls CELEBRATE ITTM Christmas Basic Lights 100 Clear Indoor/Outdoor Light Set

Starting date:
November 24, 2015
Posting date:
November 24, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fire Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

CELEBRATE IT™ Christmas Basic Lights 100 Clear Indoor/ Outdoor Light Set 

Product description

This recall involves CELEBRATE IT™ Christmas Basic Lights set of 100 clear lights for indoor or outdoor use.  It has a length of 6.6 metres (21.6 feet), has clear bulbs and a green wire.  The recalled product has model number HPCA100WBX/2S, CSA file number 241989, and UPC 886946745584.  The SKU number 10434665 and manufacturing date code 2015-06, appear above the UPC code on the packaging. Consumers may also locate the model number, manufacturing date and CSA file number on the white tag affixed to the wire.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined these lights may pose an overheating and fire hazard.

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

Number sold

Approximately 4,392 seasonal lights were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

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

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


The Michaels Companies, Inc.
Taizhou Hongpeng Colour Lanterns Co., Ltd

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled seasonal lights and contact Michaels for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact the Michaels Companies, Inc. by telephone at 1-800-642-4235, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday, Central Time or visit the Michaels' website.

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.