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LED nightlights being recalled

Courtesy of Consumer Product Safety Commission Courtesy of Consumer Product Safety Commission
Courtesy of Consumer Product Safety Commission Courtesy of Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, DC (KAIT) – The United States Consumer product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary recall for AmerTac LED Night Lights because of fire and burn hazards.

According to the CPSC, an electrical short in the light can cause it to overheat and smolder and melt, which can burn consumers or result in fire.

AmerTac says they have received 18 reports of night lights smoking, burning, melting and/or charring. That includes 3 reports of minor property damage and one of a minor burn injury.

The CPSC urges consumers to stop using the recalled night lights immediately and unplug them from the wall.

For more details on the recall including model numbers recalled and company contact information, you can click here.

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