By Rita R. Robison
Energizer is recalling about 260,000 rotating night lights.
The night lights can overheat and smoke, posing a burn hazard to consumers, Energizer and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a statement.
Energizer has received nine reports of the night lights overheating, including three reports of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Energizer LED rotating night lights. The night lights are white and have an LED light inside an adjustable dome on top. The night lights measure about 2 inches wide by 2 ½ inches long.
Model number “NLPLROT” and date codes between 0110, for January 2010, through 0111, for January 2011, are included in this recall.
The model number is stamped onto the side of the night light. The date code is stamped in a circle on the back of the night light. The arrow points to the month of production and the number positioned on either side of the arrow represents the year.
Manufacturered in China by Ningbo Sun-alps Industry Develop Co., the night lights were sold only Target stores nationwide from February 2010 through July 2012. The cost was about $6.
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled night lights, Energizer and the commission advise. Contact Energizer for instructions on returning the night lights for a $7 coupon towards the purchase of an Energizer product.
For additional information, contact Energizer at 800-383-7323 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.energizer.com.
For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.