On February 9, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Innovage, LLC announced a voluntary recall of approximately 360,000 Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps, due to a risk of fire and burn hazards. The lamps have a defective circuit board that could cause an electrical short.
The company has received nine reports of incidents involving the lamps catching fire or shorting, with one smoke inhalation injury to a child and three cases involving property damage.
The recall affects the following Discovery Kids products with batch numbers beginning with "2":
- Discovery Kids Animated Marine Lamp (model number 1627121 or 1628626)
- Discovery Kids Animated Safari Lamp (model number 1627124 or 1628626)
The lamps are silver with rotating scenes of marine life or a safari, and “Discovery Kids” can be found on the upper left corner of the lamps. The lamps were sold at various stores nationwide from July 2009 through January 2010.
Consumers are urged to stop using the recalled lamps immediately and contact Innovage at 888-232-1535 to find out how to return the product for a full refund.