Safety Alert Number 0903230


Holiday Lights Recalled by Universal Distribution Center
Due to Shock and Fire Hazard
Release # 09-140
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 343-2343
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: Holiday Ultra-Brite Lights
Units: About 52,000
Distributor: Universal Distribution Center LLC, of Edison, N.J. Hazard: The lights have undersized wires that can easily pull out of the plugs and light sockets becoming exposed. This poses an
electric shock and fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled holiday lights are a string of 50 clear or multicolored bulbs. They were sold in a white and red box with
the item number (CH81648 or CH81658) written on the back above the bar code. Sold by: Discount and dollar stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut from October 2008 through
December 2008 for about $2. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lights and return the product to the place of purchase for a full
refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Universal Distribution Centers toll-free at (866) 343-2343 between 8 a.m. and
4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or contact the retailer where the lights were purchased. Note: CPSC received significant support for this recall from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09140.html