Fire Hazard Prompts Golda Wall Clock Recall from Z Gallerie

Z Gallerie Golda Wall Clock
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March 09, 2016

Z Gallerie has announced a recall for potentially defective clock.

The announcement from the home goods retailer applies to its Golda Wall Clocks. The batteries inside the clock can overheat due to defective battery springs located at the bottom of the battery compartment, posing a fire hazard. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled items are round and measure 32 inches in diameter and four inches in depth. The front of the wall clocks is made of glass and has a white background. Invented in 1698 is printed on the front of the clocks. The numbers printed on the clock and clock hands are printed in a brown antiqued ink. Made in China and Made for Z Gallerie are printed on a label on the back of the clocks.

The affected clocks could be purchased at Z Gallerie stores nationwide and online at ZGallerie.com between July 2015 and January 2016 for about $400.

Consumers should immediately remove the batteries from the clocks and contact Z Gallerie for a full refund and $50 Z Gallerie gift card.

Customers with questions about this recall can contact Z Gallerie at (800) 208-2765.

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