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TJX Recalls Autumn 2013 Gardeners Eden Light-Up Decorations Due to Fire Hazard; Sold exclusively at T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Stores

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Gardeners Eden light-up autumn decorations

Hazard: Exposed wiring near the battery box can lead to a short circuit, posing a fire hazard

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: TJX at (800) 926-6299 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.tjmaxx.com, then click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page and at www.marshallsonline.com and www.homegoods.com, then click on Product Info/Recalls at the bottom of the page.

Units: About 4,600

Description: This recall involves autumn 2013 Gardeners Eden decorative wreaths and Chinese Lantern plant arrangements. The wreaths are made of dried twigs held together with wire and twine. They are decorated with silk leaves, foam berries, papier-mache pumpkins and gourds in autumn colors or silk leaves and papier-mache Chinese Lantern fruit. The plant arrangements are made of twigs with papier-mache Chinese Lantern fruit held together with wire and twine. LED lights are in the pumpkins, gourds and Chinese Lantern fruit. The LED lights are powered by three AA batteries contained in a black plastic battery box. Style numbers are on the price tags attached to hangtags on the products. The following wreaths and Chinese Lantern arrangements are being recalled:

Product                                 

Style Number

Store                          

Wreath

585738

T.J. Maxx

Chinese Lantern

585755

Wreath           

805496                                   

Marshalls

Chinese Lantern         

805509

Wreath

667661, 667689, 676074

HomeGoods

Chinese Lantern

686740

 

Incidents/Injuries: TJX has received two reports of units overheating. The firm has received no reports of injury or property damage.

Remedy: Customers should immediately stop using the recalled products, remove the batteries and return the decorations to any TJ Maxx, Marshalls or HomeGoods store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores from about August 2013 to September 2013 for between $25 and $30

Importer: The TJX Companies Inc., of Framingham, Mass.

Manufacturer: Dalian Guangsheng Arts & Crafts Co. Ltd.

Manufactured in: China