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    • 5/6/2016
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    • 20160414-65E0E-2147420205
    Incident Description: I have several night lights in my home, all are the same make and model. AmerTac model 71055 auto turn on night lights. I have had these for approximately 10 years. I have recently had two of them fail. It starts out with an acrid smell in the house that I ... (More)
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: AmerTac night light with photo sensor - model# 71055 Has a white plastic housing with clear rectangular shaped diffuser
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (5/5/2016) AmerTac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously. We are in the process of investigating the matter reported. I have reached out to the consumer to discuss having the item returned so we may examine it and determine a cause for the ... (More)
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    • 12/8/2015
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    • 20151115-2DF70-2147426663
    Incident Description: UL listed AmerTac model# 71281 night light caught fire.
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: AmerTac model# 71281 night light
    Injury Info: Unspecified
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (12/7/2015) AmerTac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously and investigates all reported incidents. This report involves night light Model 71281. The product was manufactured in May of 2004. AmerTac has not produced the 71281 since 2005 when ... (More)
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    • 9/1/2015
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    • 20150810-A73E4-2147429475
    Incident Description: I pluged in my new night light inside my room it shorted and burnt a breaker in my panel8/1/15
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: amertac night light #71044
    Injury Info: Unspecified
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Intertek
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    • 7/24/2015
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    • 20150624-21619-2147430822
    Incident Description: bulb burned out and melted the inside of the light
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: night light
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (7/23/2015) AmerTac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously and investigates all reported incidents. In this instance the customer stated that “the bulb burned out and melted the inside of the light”. Upon contacting the customer he ... (More)
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    • 2/6/2015
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    • 20150109-F6C8D-1461346
    Incident Description: Text of consumer's complaint: I purchased the enclosed nightlight and outlet tap a few years ago and soon after putting it to use, the GFCI for that circuit would occasionally trip (once every few months). The tap was used on our kitchen island, mostly for ... (More)
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: Photosensing Night-light w/3 Outlets, 15 Amp
    Injury Info: Unspecified
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    • REPORT
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    • 10/27/2014
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    • 20141002-CAE66-2147440452
    Incident Description: Smell of Electrical Burning in Kitchen at 9pm at night. Traced to Amertac 71055 7W bulb NiteLite that was flickering & lightly smoking. The bottom of the plastic case was extremely hot to the touch but not melted. The AC connector prongs were hot enough to ... (More)
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: AmerTac 71055 automatic dusk to dawn Nite Light, beige in color with obscure plastic bulb cover. Shows UL listing 8/99 E150153 EF. UL (c) circled in hologram ... (More)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (10/27/2014) AmerTac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously and investigates all reported incidents. In this incident the product became hot and the prongs were hot when removed from the outlet. Neither the smoke detector nor the circuit ... (More)
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    • 2/6/2014
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    • 20140113-FC53E-2147448212
    Incident Description: A night-light plugged into a grounded wall outlet in my house's hallway started to smoke and burn on January 8, 2014. The brand name is AMERTAC. The information on the back of the nightlight is AMERTAC NITELITE TM. UL listed E153711. 9C19. Made in the USA. ... (More)
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: AMERTAC NITELITE number stamped on back 9C19 Made in the USA Patent pending
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (2/7/2014) AmerTac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously and investigates all reported incidents. This report involves night light Model 71080. The product has ‘Made in USA’ on the back of the night light. AmerTac has not produced the ... (More)
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    • 1/3/2013
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    • 20121122-8D4BB-2147461702
    Incident Description: I recently purchased a total of 6 AmerTac Nite Lites, model 71281. (Two 3 packs) They are a small flat plastic panel that glows when plugged into an outlet. I bought them to replace similar night lights, so I plugged them into the same outlets I had used for ... (More)
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: Night light
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (1/4/2013) AmerTac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously and investigates all reported incidents. Without having the involved product back to examine, it is not possible determine the actual cause of the failure. This is the first instance ... (More)
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    • 12/21/2012
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    • 20121122-48E6D-2147461688
    Incident Description: This product melted.... AmerTac Model #71352 Did not catch fire but was very hot and the plastic had melted.
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: A LED night Light with light sensor (on off)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (12/21/2012) Amertac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously and investigates all reported incidents. We contacted the consumer and received the night light on December 21, 2012. The date code on the product indicates it was manufactured in ... (More)
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    • 10/1/2012
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    • 20120909-15AF5-2147463893
    Incident Description: I was using plug-in LED night lights throughout my home. I discovered that one of them, made by AmerTac, model #71352, had caught on fire, burned, and melted while still being connected to the socket. Lucky the entire house didn't burn down. I read on the ... (More)
    Product: Night-lights (1533)
    Product Description: plastic gizmo with light source on one side, male-type plug in gizmo on the other side. Also has an "eye" to determine whether light source would cause the LED ... (More)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
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    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: AMERTAC COMPANY
    Business Comments:
    (10/1/2012) Amertac takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously and investigates all reported incidents. We have requested that the consumer return the product to us for examination and have issued a call-tag for UPS so the product could be ... (More)

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