Recall: Chicago Imports Recall of Electric Pictures
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2004
|Chicago Imports Hotline: (800) 656-0000
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
CPSC, Chicago Imports Inc. Announce Recall of Electric PicturesWASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturers named below, today announced voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Electric Pictures
Importer: Chicago Imports Inc., of Chicago, Ill.
Hazard: These pictures have inadequate construction, incorrect wiring, and use flammable materials, all of which pose fire and electric shock hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled electric pictures are framed artwork that utilize electric lights and sound and feature moving background scenes, including waterfalls, snow, beach scenes, city skylines, and religious figures. Some of the pictures contain battery operated clocks. The paintings come with wooden, glass mirror, or plastic frames. The pictures come in four different sizes: 99cm x 48cm; 65cm x 47cm; 35cm x 35cm; and 33cm x 19cm.
Sold at: Discount, dollar and general merchandise stores nationwide from October 2001 through April 2004 for between $20 and $150 (depending on the size of the picture).
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumer should unplug the electric pictures immediately and return them to Chicago Imports for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For information on returning the picture, consumers should call Chicago Imports at (800) 656-0000 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.