Recall: Lighted Mirror Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Shock Hazard

May 25, 2006
Release #06-171
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 925-6278
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Lighted Mirror Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Shock Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Simply Basic Lighted Mirror

Units: About 110,000

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Hazard: Exposed wires inside the mirror could pose an electrical shock hazard to the user when they touch the mirror.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description and Models: The recalled mirror is double-sided, lighted, and has three touch control settings. It has a metal stand with a brushed silver-colored finish. The mirror is 6.5 inches in diameter and has regular side and a magnified side. Model number DK-00118/H-1698-0 is on the bottom of the mirror's base. "Touch lighting with 3 settings" is printed on a white sticker on the top of the mirror's base.

Sold Exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from August 2005 through April 2006 for about $15.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mirror and return it to Wal-Mart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Mirror