Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product:
Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees
The electrical components of the tree’s light strings can overheat and melt, posing fire, burn, and shock hazards to consumers.
This recall involves the Twinkling Pine pre-lit artificial Christmas trees sold under the Enchanted Forrest brand. The Christmas trees are green and stand 7 ½ feet tall. They have 400 champagne-colored, slow-twinkling LED lights and a green metal stand. The recalled model number 287-1261 and UPC code 741895425478 are printed on the retail box and on a red tag attached to a tree branch.
Menards has received two reports of the tree’s light strings overheating, melting or smoking. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the Christmas tree and return it to Menards for a refund.
Sold exclusively at
Menards stores nationwide and online at www.menards.com from September 2013 through November 2013 for about $300.
Seasonal Specialties LLC, of Eden Prairie, Minn.