FontanaArte Recalls Sonmi Light Fixtures Due to Risk of Injury

Nov 10, 2015, 12:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/FontanaArte-Recalls-Sonmi-Light-Fixtures

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Sonmi pendant lamp light fixtures

Hazard: The glass shade disc on the light fixture can detach and fall, posing a risk of injury from impact. In addition, broken glass can pose a laceration hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately remove the glass shade from the light fixture and contact FontanaArte to arrange to have the fixture professionally repaired free in their home.

Consumer Contact: FontanaArte toll-free at 844-247-2308 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.fontanaarte.com and click on "Read More" under the words Sonmi Safety Warning for Consumers for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at operationsusa@fontanaarte.com.

Recall Details

Units: About 110 units

Description: This recall involves two pendant lamp light fixtures. The fixtures have a round base suspended mount, a central bowl-shaped glass shade, and a lower 39 inch disc-shaped glass shade. The fixture is supported by either a single stem or three metal cables. The fixtures have a round matte-white pendant mount and model number M3748 printed on a label affixed to the mount.  The central bowl and lower disc-shaped glass shades come in white or red. A special order fixture, with model number SPM3748, was sold with a round matte white mount and a 46 inch disc-shaped tempered glass shade. The company uses letters M, S, V as prefixes in order to identify the mount, the bowl and the glass.

Incidents/Injuries: FontanaArte has received one report of a glass lamp shade detaching and falling. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Lighting stores and by individual designers nationwide from January 2008 through June 2015 for about $4,000.

Importer/Distributor: FontanaArte Corp., of New York, NY

Manufactured in: Italy

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