Balsam Hill LLC of Redwood City, CA has announced the recall of approximately 700 pre-lit Christmas trees manufactured in China and Taiwan.
According to the company, the remote control receiver box attached to the Christmas tree can overheat and melt, posing burn and shock hazards to consumers. Balsam Hill says that it has received 10 reports of the remote control receiver box overheating and melting. However, there have been no reports of injuries to consumers.
The recalled pre-lit Christmas trees were sold online at the Balsam Hill website from July 2012 through December 2012 for between $1250 and $3550.