Seasonal Specialties Recalls Synchronized Music and Lighting System Due to Fire Hazard; Sold at Menards

Jan 19, 2016, 15:30 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Seasonal-Specialties-Recalls-Synchronized-Music-and-Lighting-System 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Synchronized music and lighting system

Hazard: The product can get overloaded and overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the product, unplug it and contact Seasonal Specialties for a prepaid label to return the lighting system for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Seasonal Specialties at 800-763-6177 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.SeasonalSpecialties.com and click on "Recall Information" on the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,000

Description: The Philips HarmonizeTM Synchronized Music and Lighting System Model is an electrical control box for decorative lighting (e.g. Christmas lights). When plugged into the control box, the lights flash to the beat of the music being played on the Harmonize control box. The product is sold with one 50-light decorative light string. The green control box is approximately 7.5" x 6.5" x 2.5", and is green in color with a gray tinted cover over the controls with a red digital readout under the cover. The model number MU1402 can be found on a white label wrapped around the plug cord wire, near the plug.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received two reports of the control unit overheating, melting or smoking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Menards store in Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Mich., Minn., Mo., Neb., N.D., Ohio, S.D. and Wis. from August 2015 through November 2015 for about $120.

Importer/Distributor: Seasonal Specialties LLC, of Eden Prairie, Minn.

Manufactured in: China

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