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Hayneedle Recalls Fiber Optic Lighted Christmas Trees Due to Fire Hazard


The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Name of Products: 7-ft. White Clover Fiber Optic Pre-Lit Medium Christmas Tree (EWB020-3) and
7-ft. Green Clover Fiber Optic Pre-Lit Medium Christmas Tree (EWB024-3)

Units: Approx. 220

Distributor: Hayneedle Inc., of Omaha, Neb.

Hazard: The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of fire.

Incidents/Injuries: Hayneedle has received 20 reports of incidents of smoke and a burning smell coming from the motor. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: This recall involves 7-foot-tall artificial Christmas trees lighted by optical fibers in the branches. The trees have a base containing a 60-watt light and a motor that rotates a multi-colored disc that makes the optic fibers in the trees change colors. Recalled trees are white with a silver base and green with a black base.

Manufactured in: China

Manufacturer: East-West Basics of Hong Kong

Sold at: Hayneedle.com from August 2014 to December 2014 for approx. $100.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled Christmas trees and contact Hayneedle (888) 880-4884 for a full refund. Hayneedle is contacting consumers directly.

Consumer Contact: Hayneedle Inc. toll-free at (888) 880-4884 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.hayneedle.com, then click on Recall at bottom of homepage for more information.







The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.


To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 or visit CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov.




Hayneedle Recalls Wooden Arc Hammock Stands Due to Fall Hazard


The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Name of Product: Shorea Wooden Arc Hammock Stand

Units: 557

Distributor: Hayneedle Inc., of Omaha, Neb.

Hazard: The layers of wood in the stand can separate and fail, causing the stand to break and posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received 25 reports of incidents, including four injuries that required medical attention.

Description: The recalled Shorea wood hammock stands are natural colored with an arc-shaped holder standing perpendicular to two base pieces. The stand is 14.5 feet long, 5 feet wide and 4.25 feet high. The stand is compatible with spreader bar hammocks, which are sold separately. The item/model number VFA042-1 or VFA287-1 is printed on the packaging.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Sold at:Online at Hammocks.com, hayneedle.com and Walmart Marketplace from March 2012 through September 2013 for between $300 and $380.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the hammock stand and return it to Hayneedle. Hayneedle is offering consumers a full refund, including return shipping costs. Hayneedle has directly contacted consumers who purchased the hammock stands.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Hayneedle Customer Care toll-free at (866) 508-1142 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm’s website at www.hayneedle.com to schedule a convenient pick up time for your hammock stand and arrange a full refund or exchange.







The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $800 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.


To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 or visit CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov.