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Electroluminescent Night light recall

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Electroluminescent Night light recall

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August 16, 2010

Product Name
Electroluminescent Night Lights

Full Product Description
This recall involves electroluminescent night lights by Molenaar (M-i Line), which are white with a panel that glows green when plugged into an electrical outlet for use.

Night lights that are rectangular have model number 2017, while those that are shaped like a house have model number 2019. The text "71980 U.S.A", the number "E84892", and a "UL Listed" certification mark are printed directly above the outlet blades on the back.

Hazard Identified
The panel may melt or burn, resulting in risk of electrical shock or fire.

Molenaar has received 4 reports of incidents that resulted in minor smoke and property damage; there have been no reported injuries.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these night lights.

Corrective Action
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and dispose of them as per Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.

For more information, consumers may contact Molenaar (M-i Line) at 1-800-328-8944, by email at recall@miline.com, or by visiting the M-i Line website.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's (ESA) website.

Number Sold
Approximately 11, 650 of the recalled night lights were distributed in Canada as various promotional item giveaways.

Time Period Sold
The recalled products were distributed from September 2005 to September 2009.

Manufactured in the United States.
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