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Hercules recalls Moravian star lights

The lights lack adequate minimum wire size and overcurrent protection

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Hercules OEM of Burnsville, Minn., is recalling about 50,000 Moravian star lights.

The lights lack adequate minimum wire size and overcurrent protection, posing fire and electrical shock hazards.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves a single style of Moravian star lights, including those with incandescent and LED bulbs.

The lights are a white multipointed star designed to hang from a ceiling, and were sold in two sizes: 12” and 21.”

The exterior boxes were either red, green or blue.

The lights, manufactured in China, were sold online at and from November 2016, through December 2019, for about $20.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the light and contact Hercules for a free repair kit.

Consumers may contact Hercules at (800) 626-8807, ext. 4340, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday to Friday, by email at, or online at and click on “Product Recall” at the top of the page for more information.

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