Hayneedle Recalls Fiber Optic Lighted Christmas Trees Made by East-West Basics Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Artificial Christmas trees


The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of a fire.

Consumer Contact:

Hayneedle Inc. toll-free at (888) 880-4884 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at, then click on Recall for more information.

Hayneedle lighted Christmas tree (white)

Recall Details


About 220


This recall involves 7-foot tall artificial Christmas trees lighted by optical fibers in the branches. The trees have a base that contains a 60-watt light and a motor that rotates a multi-colored disc that makes the optic fibers in the trees change colors. Recalled trees are white with a silver base and green with a black base.


Hayneedle has received 20 reports of incidents of smoke and a burning smell coming from the motor. No injuries or property damage have been reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled Christmas trees and contact Hayneedle for a full refund. Hayneedle is contacting consumers directly.

Sold exclusively at from August 2014 to December 2014 for about $100.


East-West Basics, of Hong Kong


Hayneedle Inc., of Omaha, Neb.

Manufactured in


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