Recall: Lighted Showcases Recalled by Seventh Avenue Due to Fire Hazard

November 13, 2008
Alert #09-709

Lighted Showcases Recalled by Seventh Avenue Due to Fire Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: 5 Tier Lighted Showcases

Units: About 700

Importer: Seventh Avenue, of Monroe, Wis.

Manufacturer: New Star Manufacturing Trading Share Ltd., of Hong Kong

Hazard: The lighted showcase’s plug adaptor can overheat and melt the adaptor’s plastic housing, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Seventh Avenue has received six reports of the units overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: The 5 tier lighted showcase has a curved metal tubular frame with vertical rods, a circular metal top and bottom with a painted gold tone and black finish. A 12-watt light is attached under the top shelf. The unit also has three round glass shelves. The showcase measures about 59 inches high and 10 ½ inches wide.

Sold at: Seventh Avenue Outlet Store, Seventh Avenue’s spring 2009 catalogs, and online at from December 2007 through August 2008 for about $140.

Manufactured in: Hong Kong

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the 5 Tier Lighted Showcase and unplug the adaptor from the wall socket. After the device is unplugged, cut the wire cord to the adaptor and return the adaptor to Seventh Avenue for a free replacement showcase. Seventh Avenue is directly contacting purchasers.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Seventh Avenue at (800) 991-4442 between 8 a.m. and 12 a.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at

Picture of Recalled Lighted Showcase

Picture of Recalled Lighted Showcase Adapter    Picture of Defect Area