WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Kinetic Lighting Pictures (Moveable Waterfall Pictures)
Importer: Genan Import 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: Genan Import has not received any reports of incidents. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
Description: The recalled Kinetic Lighting Pictures are framed artwork that utilize electric lights and sound and feature moving background scenes, including waterfalls and snow. Some of the pictures have nature scenes with a church or a barn in the background. The paintings come with wooden, glass mirror, or plastic frames that depict wolves, elephants, or dolphins. The pictures come in seven different sizes: 178cm x 112cm; 148cm x 99cm; 118cm x 74cm; 110cm x 74cm; 99cm x 48cm; 65cm x 47cm; and 41cm x 32cm.
Sold at: Dollar and furniture stores nationwide from June 2002 through February 2003 for between $20 and $150 (depending on the size of the picture).
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Return the picture to Genan Import for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For information on returning the picture, consumers should call Genan Import at (800) 517-5795 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or log on to the company’s Web site at www.genanimport.com