Melville Direct of Dedham, Mass., is recalling about 1,700 Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic Christmas trees.
The AC power adapter can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The firm has received 449 reports of the AC power adapter overheating. There was one injury reported.
This recall involves Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic indoor plug-in Christmas trees with fiber optic light strands that change color.
Each tree comes with an AC power adapter that is attached to the gold tone colored base that holds the tree in place. The AC power adapter plugs into a standard household outlet. The 18 inch tall tree item number is 43560 and weighs about three pounds.
The 31 inch tall tree item number is 43559 and weighs about four pounds. The item numbers can be found on the UPC barcode label on the box.
The trees, manufactured in China, were sold in the Bits and Pieces mail order catalog and online at www.bitsandpieces.com from October 2017, through December 2017, for about $50.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power adapters, unplug them from the Christmas Tree and contact Melville for a full refund and free shipping. Melville is contacting purchasers directly.
Consumers may contact Melville toll-free at 866-503-6395 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.bitsandpieces.com for more information.
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