According to news sources, a recall has been issued for about 1,000 Brookfield Entry Way Tree Sets after it was found that the battery box used to power the wreath can overhead, thereby posing a fire hazard. The recalled decorative set is only sold at True Value Hardware stores.
The company, General Foam Plastic Corp, has announced the recall of a decorative set which includes two 4 feet trees that come in black metal vases, a 24-inch wide wreath as well as a 9-foot long garland. The battery box that powers the lighting on the wreath can reportedly overpower are pose a fire hazard.
There have been no reports of injury to date.
Consumers should stop using the recalled set immediately and return it to the store. For questions or concerns, consumers can contact the company at 855 277-0085.
As a Los Angeles product liability attorney, I’ve seen recalls of this kind in the past and understand the risks they entail for unsuspecting consumers. I hope that by supplying this information consumers will have an opportunity to learn more about this recalled product . If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a Los Angeles personal injury attorney to learn about the legal options available to you.