Hazard: The light set's glass jars can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the light sets and contact Jo-Ann stores for a full refund.
Jo-Ann stores toll-free at 888-739-4120 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, email at [email protected]or online www.joann.comand click on "Recalls" for more information.
Units: About 3,000
Description: This recall involves Jo-Ann's battery-operated Maker's Holiday 10-count LED string light sets. The light sets consist of ten glass jars with white plastic snow and red plastic beads inside and a cork at the top that holds the LED bulb. The light strings measure about 73.5 inches long and have a tag attached with instructions as to how to replace the batteries. Maker's Holiday is printed on the front of the product packaging and SKU/UPC 1554-7201/603559321277 on the bottom left of the back side of the product packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: Jo-Ann has received two reports of glass jars breaking, resulting in cuts that required stitches.
Sold At: Jo-Ann stores nationwide from October 2017 through February 2018 for about $14.
Distributor:Jo-Ann Stores LLC, of Hudson, Ohio
Manufacturer:Henton Enterprise Co. Ltd., of China
Manufactured in: China
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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