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Discovery Kids lamps recalled over electrical hazards

Innovage Canada is recalling its Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Animated Safari lamps because of electrical defects that could result in a fire or burn hazard.

Innovage Ltd. has received nine reports of incidents in the U.S., including seven reports of lamps catching fire, one involving smoke inhalation injury to a child and three involving minor property damage.


Health Canada has received no incident reports.

About 900 units were sold in Canada at Bed, Bath & Beyond from September 2009 to January 2010.

Consumers are advised to stop using the lamps and contact Innovage for information on returning the product for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can visit the Electrical Safety Authority's website to view the notice.