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Atico International USA Recalls Halloween Mini Projection Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Five Below

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Halloween Mini Projection Lights

Hazard: The mini projection lights can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mini projection lights and contact Atico International to receive a full refund. 

Consumer Contact:  Atico International USA; toll-free at (888) 253-6342, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or www.aticousa.com/recalls.html for more information.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13025.html?tab=recalls.

Recall Details

Units: About 3,000

Description: This recall involves plastic Halloween mini projection lights. They are about 6 inches long and have Halloween-themed black designs on them. They were sold in orange, green and purple. The projection lights came in a cardboard blister pack with a purple background. The phrase "Ghouloween" is printed on the upper left-hand corner. 

Incidents/Injuries: Atico International USA has received two reports of incidents, including one minor burn injury.

Sold exclusively at: Five Below stores nationwide during September 2012 for $1.25.

Distributor: Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Use this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Hotline can be used to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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