Canadian Tire adds 33 types of Holiday Collection lights to safety recall

TORONTO – Canadian Tire is expanding a recall of Christmas lights sold under the Holiday Collection brand for safety reasons.

It says the lights should not be used and can be returned to Canadian Tire stores for a refund.

Health Canada says it has received one report from a consumer who received a minor electric shock from the coloured lights.

The agency also says the affected lights may pose a fire hazard.

The recall includes another 33 types of Holiday Collection lights sold by Canadian Tire after Aug. 1, in addition to 12 types identified two weeks ago. A complete list is on Health Canada’s website

The recall does not include Noma lights — which are another brand carried by the national retailer.

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