About Brookfield Entry Way Tree Sets
Recall Date: 12/23/2011
This recall involves Brookfield entry way decorating sets which include two green artificial 48-inch (4 ft.) trees in black metal vases, one green 24-inch wide wreath and one green 9-foot long garland. The wreath has battery-powered white lights. The trees and the garland plug into wall outlets. “True Value,” “True Value Item #136879” and “UPC code 0 29033 36798 0” are printed on the product’s box.
For additional information, contact General Foam Plastic Corp. toll-free at (855) 277-0085 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.genfoam.com
- True Value Hardware stores nationwide during November 2011 for about $40.
- General Foam Plastic Corp., of Norfolk, Va.
Category ID: 67815
Number of Units Sold: About 1,000
- The battery box that power lights on the artificial wreath can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
- The firm has received 12 reports of battery boxes overheating and being warm to the touch after batteries were installed. No injuries have been reported.
Resolution, Remedy, Fix
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to True Value for a full refund.
Images of Brookfield Entry Way Tree Sets