July 23, 2020 — Home Depot recalled about 99,000 artificial Christmas trees that were sold in 2019 due to a burn hazard on the foot-pedal switch.
The recall involves about 99,000 Christmas trees that were manufactured by Willis Electric Co. and sold at Home Depot.
The firm has received 509 reports of the foot-pedal controller switch overheating, including 1 burn injury. The defective foot-pedal switch connects to the tree and controls the lights.
The Christmas trees were sold during the 2019 holiday season, exclusively at Home Depot, from June 2019 through December 2019 for between $80 and $360.
The recall involves 2019 Home Accent Holiday 7.5 ft. and 9 ft. artificial pine Christmas trees, with Model numbers W14N0126, W14N0127, W14N0148, W14N0149, and W14N0157.
The manufacturer is asking consumers to immediately stop using the foot-pedal controller, dispose of it and contact Willis Electric for free replacement foot pedal controller.
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