Safety Alert Number 0912303

Christmas Tree Toppers Recalled by Precious Moments
Due to Fire Hazard
Release # 10-078
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 778-7275
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: Precious Moments Angel Tree Toppers
Units: About 4,300
Distributor: Precious Moments Inc. of Carthage, Mo. Hazard: Undersized wiring can cause the tree topper's switch assembly to overheat and melt posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: Precious Moments has received two reported incident involving the tree topper overheating. No
injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled tree toppers are 10 inch tall vinyl angels with LED lighted wings. The angels are white, gold
and yellow and they are holding either a star or a set of bells. Sold at: Menards, Shopko and Blain's Farm and Fleet nationwide from August 2009 through December 2009 for about
$18. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the tree toppers and return them to the place of purchase for a full
refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Precious Moments at (877) 778-7275 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT, or visit the firm's Web site at
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: