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CPSC: Burlington Coat Factory Recalls Power Strips Due to Fire Hazard

Power strips from the store, which has a Massapequa branch, have undersized wiring that pose a risk of shock.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product: Lush Life® power strips.

The power strips have undersized wiring, which poses a risk of shock to consumers. In addition, the wiring and plastic strip fail to meet fire resistance safety standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers, according to the CPSC.

This recall involves four designs of power strips. The vibrantly designed power strips come in four prints including, leopard, rose, skull and zebra. Model numbers 12256, 12257, 22563 and 22575 can be found on the six-outlet power strip.

No injuries have been reported but consumers should immediately stop using the power strips and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or store credit.

Approximately 6,000 were sold at Burlington Coat Factory, The Container Store and other retail stores nationwide between July 2011 and March 2012 for about $10. has a location on  Sunrise Highway in Massapequa.

For additional information, contact Burlington Coat Factory's toll-free recall hotline at 1-888-223-2628 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit the www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com. The CPSC recall hotline is 1-800-638-2772.

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