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.

Consumer Contact

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

Retailers

  • True Value Hardware stores nationwide during November 2011 for about $40.

Made In

  • China

Importers

  • General Foam Plastic Corp., of Norfolk, Va.

Category ID: 67815

Number of Units Sold: About 1,000

Hazards

  • The battery box that power lights on the artificial wreath can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Injuries

  • 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.

Resolution Options

  • Refund

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2012/Holiday-Tree-Wreath-and-Garland-Set-Recalled-by-General-Foam-Plastic-Corp-Due-to-Fire-Hazard