Floor Lamps Recalled by Dolan Northwest Due to Shock and Fire Hazards
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Burien Floor Lamps
Hazard: The on/off foot switch on the lamps can fail and melt, resulting in shock and fire hazards.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled lamp and return it to the store for a repair. The store will replace the on/off foot switch with a new plug and dimmer. Consumers who purchased the lamps online should contact Dolan NW for a replacement lamp.
Consumer Contact: Dolan NW LLC; toll-free at (888) 213-5758, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday to Friday, by email at email@example.com or online at seattlelighting.com, globelighting.com, builderslighting.com or destinationlighting.com for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13099.html.
Units: About 1,100
Description: This recall involves Burien model floor lamps with four individual light sockets and white glass shades on top of four individual tubes of varying lengths. The lamps are approximately 72 inches tall and were sold in stainless steel and bronze finishes. Model number 1117 and the date of manufacture in YYYY.MM format are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture included in the recall are between 2010.11 (Nov. 2011) and 2012.09 (Sept. 2012).
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of melting switches, resulting in one report of property damage to the surrounding floor.
Sold at: Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting showrooms in the Pacific Northwest and online at DestinationLighting.com from November 2010 through September 2012 for about $190.
Importer: Dolan Northwest LLC, of Portland, Ore. dba Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting and Destination Lighting
Manufactured in: China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
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Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission