Safety Alert Number 0702011

Hong Teng Trading (USA) Inc. Recalls Electric Oil Lamps Due To Shock and Fire Hazards

Release #07-093
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 435-3915
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Electric Oil Lamps
Units: About 3,900
Importer: Hong Teng Trading (USA) Inc. , of Orlando, Fla. Manufactured in: China

Hazard: The power cord is not polarized and is undersized. The power cord is not correctly secured and there is no strain relief on the switch housing. Additionally, the switch housing is not flame-retardant. As a result of these issues, the lamps pose shock and fire hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves all electric oil lamps sold by Hong Teng Trading. The packaging states, "LJY" and "Made in China". The white switch on the cord has writing on the back that reads, "TIAO GUANG" and HENG CHANG. " They were sold in four styles and various colors.

Sold through: Dollar stores nationwide from October 2006 through December 2006 for about $1.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the oil burners and contact Hong Teng Trading for details on how to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Hong Teng Trading toll free at (866) 435-3915 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07093.html