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Energizer Wallplate Nightlights Recalled
Due to Fire Hazard

Wall light has a plug in base into which additional devices can be plugged, and has a removable/rechargeable light/flashlight

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Press Release

FlashlightNews.org - 7/16/2009


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Energizer Light On Demand Wallplate Nightlights

Energizer Light On Demand Wallplate Nightlights

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Energizer Light On Demand Wallplate Nightlights

Units: About 3,000

Importer: Energizer, of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufacturer: Sonco Product Co., of China

Hazard: The nightlight can overheat, especially if additional devices are plugged into its outlets, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled wall light is white, plugs into the wall, has a plug in base into which additional devices can be plugged, and has a removable/rechargeable light/flashlight. Model LODNLWP is stamped on the back of the unit. The wall light measures about 6 inches high, 5 inches wide, and 3 inches deep. No other Light on Demand products are included in this recall.

Sold at: Mass merchandisers, office supply stores, and various other retailers nationwide and on the Web from August 2008 through July 2009 for about $26.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this recalled nightlight, unplug it, and contact Energizer for information on returning the light to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Energizer at (800) 782-2013 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at energizer.com.

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 it by visiting cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.

About The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to cpsc.gov/cpsclist. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC's Web site at cpsc.gov.

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