According to news sources, a recall has been issued for about 227,000 units of LED NIght Light by American Tack & Hardware Co., due to the recalled product posing fire and burn hazards.
The recalled lights can reportedly overheat, smolder and melt as a result of a potential electrical short circuit in the night light. To date, there have been about 25 reports received by the company of the recalled product melting, smoldering and burning. In all the incidents received by the company, no injuries were reported. The recalled LED night lights have model number 711190 or 71190A printed on the back.
Consumers can contact the company at (800) 420-7511 to learn more about receiving a full refund amount for the recalled product. Consumers should also stop using the LED night lights immediately.
As a San Diego personal injury lawyer, I appreciate all efforts being made to ensure consumer products are made safer for those who use them. I hope this information can help raise awareness about this recalled product and keep consumers safe. If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a personal injury attorney San Jose to learn about the legal options available to you.