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Safety Alert

Z Gallerie Recalls Wall Clocks Due to 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: Golda Wall Clocks

Hazard: The batteries inside the clock can overheat due to defective battery springs located at the bottom of the battery compartment, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Z Gallerie at 800-208-2765 anytime or online at www.zgallerie.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page.

Units: About 450

Description: This recall includes Golda wall clocks. The clocks are round and measure 32 inches in diameter and four inches in depth. The front of the wall clocks is made of glass and has a white background. "Invented in 1698" is printed on the front of the clocks. The numbers printed on the clock and clock hands are printed in a brown antiqued ink. The battery compartment on the back holds one AA battery and four D batteries. "Made in China" and "Made for Z Gallerie" are printed on a label on the back of the clocks.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the batteries from the clocks and contact Z Gallerie for a full refund and $50 Z Gallerie gift card.

Sold at: Z Gallerie stores nationwide and online at ZGallerie.com between July 2015 and January 2016 for about $400.

Manufacturer: Z Gallerie, of Gardenia, Calif.

Manufactured in: China