WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Flos-Recalls-Pendant-Light-Fixtures/
Name of Product: Pendant light fixtures
Hazard: The dome on the light fixture can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.
Consumers should contact the firm or place of purchase to schedule the installation of a free repair kit by a qualified technician. Consumers should prevent people from going into the immediate area under the fixtures until repaired.
Consumer Contact: Flos toll-free at 888-952-9541 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.flos.com and click on "Skygarden Notice to Customers" for more information.
Units: About 2,900
Description: This recall involves the Flos Skygarden halogen pendant light fixtures with models S1 and S2. The model number is printed on a label on the lightbulb socket. The light fixtures are made of glass, gypsum and steel. They have a gold, brown, black or white dome with a white plaster interior. Skygarden model S1 domes measure about 24 inches in diameter and Skygarden model S2 dome about 35 inches in diameter.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Design Within Reach, Flos Project Sales, Lumens, and other lighting stores and online at Flos.com and ylighting.com from January 2008 through July 2016 for between $2,500 and $4,400.
Importer: Flos Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Manufactured in: Italy
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission