Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Mini String Lights Recalled Due to Burn and Fire Hazards; Imported by DM Merchandising (Recall Alert)
Potential Risks or Issues
The recalled Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Connectable Mini String Lights pose burn and fire hazards. The bulbs can overheat when the string lights are plugged directly into an outlet.
Has Anyone Been Injured?
No injuries have been reported. However, the firm has received three reports of the recalled string lights overheating.
About the Recall
This recall involves Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Connectable Mini String Lights. The recalled lights are a nine-foot strand of 20 LED clear bulbs with white light, for use with batteries and/or USB input. They were sold in three different packages: Everyday (SKU: BHSTL24), Christmas (SKU: XSTL24), and Halloween (SKU: HSTL24). The SKU number can be found on the back of the packaging.
Where to Find Unique Identification of this Product
The SKU number can be found on the back of the packaging.
How Many Units Are Affected?
About 34,600 units of the Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Connectable Mini String Lights are affected by this recall.
Affected Batch/Date Range
No specific batch or date range information is provided in the recall notice.
Who is the Distributor(s)?
The distributor of the recalled product is DM Merchandising Inc., of Elmhurst, Illinois.
Places Where Recalled Product was Sold
The recalled Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Mini String Lights were sold at gift stores and boutiques nationwide and online from August 2023 through September 2023.
Where was This Manufactured?
The recalled string lights were manufactured by SLIS in China.
Actions for Consumers
Consumers who have purchased the recalled Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Mini String Lights should immediately stop using them and unplug them. They should contact DM Merchandising for a full refund and information on how to take part in this recall. DM Merchandising is reaching out to all known purchasers directly.
Consumers can obtain a full refund by contacting DM Merchandising. The company will provide instructions on how to return the recalled string lights and receive a refund.
For more information about the recall, consumers can contact DM Merchandising at 800-548-6784 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. They can also reach out via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the following websites: https://247dm.com/globalassets/episerver-forms/0923-recall_string-lights.pdf or https://247dm.com and click on “Important Recall Information”.
No specific regulatory compliance information is provided in the recall notice.
How Can I Protect Myself From Falling Victim?
- Check if you have purchased the Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Connectable Mini String Lights.
- If you have, immediately stop using them and unplug them.
- Contact DM Merchandising for a full refund and instructions on how to return the recalled lights.
- Follow the instructions provided by DM Merchandising to obtain a refund.
It is important to prioritize safety when it comes to products that pose potential hazards. If you have purchased the recalled Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Mini String Lights, take immediate action to protect yourself and your household. Contact DM Merchandising for a refund and follow their instructions to ensure a safe return of the product.