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Safety Alert

Ace Hardware Recalls LED Clamp Light Due to Shock and Fire Hazard

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: Ace Clamp-On LED Work Lights

Hazard: The cord bushing inside the light base could fail, allowing the cord wiring to pull out of the base, exposing bare wire and presenting a shock and fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Ace Hardware toll-free at (888) 827-4223 anytime or email carecenter@acehardware.com or online at www.acehardware.com and click on the Product Recalls link for more information.

Units: About 15,000

Description: This recall includes the Ace Clamp-On LED Work Light measuring 3 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep and 2.25 inches high. It has a silver plastic lamp head with black rubber sides and eight LED lights on one side; a black plastic cube-shaped lamp base sized 1.75 inches wide by 2.25 inches deep by 2 inches high, a 6-foot black cord; and silver clamp with black rubber grips. The recalled units are stamped with the model number "DC004" and date code "08/13" on the back of the light base.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled clamp lights and return them to the local Ace Hardware store for a full refund.

Sold at: Ace Hardware retail stores and other hardware stores nationwide and online at www.acehardware.com from September 2013 to December 2013 for between $10 and $22.

Importer: Ace Hardware Corp. of Oak Brook, Ill.

Manufactured in: Indonesia