AmerTac is recalling about 272,000 Forever-Glo night lights. An electrical short circuit in the night light can cause it to overheat and smolder or melt which can burn consumers or result in a fire.
AmerTac has received nine reports of the recalled night lights smoking, burning, melting and/or charring. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled Forever-Glo Cylinder Nite Lite is a cylinder shaped night light with a white base and clear top that plugs into the wall. Only Model Number 71107 with a manufacturer code of SY is included in this recall. The model number and manufacturer code are printed on the back of the night light. The light measures about 4 inches in height by 1- 1/2 inches wide and is about 1 inch deep.
Hardware stores, lighting showrooms and home centers sold the llights nationwide from May 2009 through September 2010 for about $5. They were made in China.
Consumers should stop using the recalled night lights immediately. If the units are plugged into the wall, remove the light from the wall socket. Contact the firm for instructions on receiving a full refund.
For additional information, contact AmerTac at (800) 420-7511 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit AmerTac's website at www.amertac.com or www.recall-center.com