U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall with Health Canada
Recall Date: September 28, 2017
Recall Number: 17-235
Name of Product: Moonlight & Melodies nightlight soothers
Hazard: The soother’s USB wall power adapter can break, posing an electrical shock hazard.
Units: About 130,000 (In addition, about 21,500 were sold in Canada)
Incidents/Injuries: Skip Hop is aware of incidents of the power adapter breaking, including one that resulted in an electrical shock.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nightlight soothers and contact Skip Hop for instructions on returning the USB wall power adapter with a prepaid shipping label and receive a free repair kit which includes a free USB wall adapter.
Manufacturer: Skip Hop, of New York, N.Y.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64614r-eng.php
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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