Thursday, March 5, 2015

Melville Direct Recalls Aquarium Motion Lamps Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively by Bits & Pieces

Recall date: March 04, 2015
Recall number: 15-722
  • Aquarium Motion Lamp
    Aquarium Motion Lamp

Recall Summary

Name of product Aquarium Motion Lamp
The lamp can overheat and spark when plugged in, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: Melville Direct toll-free at (855) 557-4657 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Aquarium Motion Lamp Recall Information for more details.
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Recall Details

About 3,600
The Aquarium Lamp simulates a tropical coral reef. The plug-in lamp contains no water. Lights illuminate colorful fish and dolphins that swim back and forth with a 3D effect. The scene is framed by a beveled glass mirror frame. The lamp case and stand are made of plastic. The lamp measures 7 ½ inches tall x 12 ¼ inches wide x 3 inches deep.  Style 45458 is printed on the original box.
Eleven incidents have been reported of the item overheating or sparking when plugged in. No injuries have been reported.
Consumer should unplug the lamp. Melville Direct is contacting customers whose lamp shipped after September 1, 2014. The letter includes a return form and a merchandise return label. Customers should complete the return form and affix the postage-paid return label to the outside of the box. Customers may contact Melville Direct to receive the form and label.
Sold exclusively through
the Bits and Pieces catalogue and online at from September 1, 2014 through January 9, 2015 for about $30.
Melville Direct of Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Manufactured in

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