Southwire Recalls Globe and Snow Globe Stake Lights Due to Fire Hazard - 10,000 units sold in Canada

Recall Date: September 14, 2017

Recall Number: 17-224

Southwire Recalls Globe and Snow Globe Stake Lights Due to Fire Hazard 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Moonrays mystic globe and snow globe stake lights

Hazard: Light refraction through the stake lights can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stake lights and contact Southwire to return the product for a refund. 

Consumer Contact: Southwire toll-free at 888-847-8709 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, online at www.southwire.comwww.southwire.ca or www.moonrays.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information. 

Pictures available here:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Southwire-Recalls-Globe-and-Snow-Globe-Stake-Lights

Recall Details

Units: 
About 8,700 (in addition, about 10,000 units were sold in Canada)

Description: 

This recall involves Moonrays brand large mystic globe and winter-themed snow globe stake lights. The lawn and garden decorations are plastic globes mounted on a metal stake that can be inserted into the ground. Water and antifreeze allows glitter inside the globe to float. The winter-themed light stake is framed by a snowman, Christmas Tree, Santa Claus or reindeer. The solar powered lights also contain LED bulbs that run on AA NI-cd or AA-NI-Mh rechargeable batteries.

Incidents/Injuries: 
Southwire has received nine reports of incidents including heat-related damage to nearby property such as grass, deck posts and house siding. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold At:

Moonrays and home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through March 2017 for about $20.  

Importer(s):

Southwire Company LLC, of Carrollton, Ga., and Southwire Canada Company of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. 

Distributor(s):

Southwire Company LLC, of Carrollton, Ga., and Southwire Canada Company of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. 

Manufactured In:

China