May 25, 2006

Lighted Mirror Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Shock Hazard

Name of Product: Simply Basic Lighted Mirror

Units: About 110,000

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Hazard: Exposed wires inside the mirror could pose an electrical shock hazard to the user when they touch the mirror.

Description and Models: The recalled mirror is double-sided, lighted, and has three touch control settings. It has a metal stand with a brushed silver-colored finish. The mirror is 6.5 inches in diameter and has regular side and a magnified side. Model number DK-00118/H-1698-0 is on the bottom of the mirror’s base. “Touch lighting with 3 settings” is printed on a white sticker on the top of the mirror’s base.

Sold Exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from August 2005 through April 2006 for about $15.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mirror and return it to Wal-Mart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://walmartstores.com/GlobalWMStoresWeb/navigate.do?catg=51