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Kichler Lighting Recalls Chandeliers Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe's Stores

WASHINGTON, June 20, 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.

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Aztec Light Chandeliers

Hazard: The chandelier's fixture loop that connects the hanging chain to the lamp can fail during use causing the chandelier to fall from the ceiling and injure bystanders.

Remedy: Consumers should prevent people from going into the immediate area under the chandeliers and contact Kichler for information on how to obtain a free repair kit or replacement for chandeliers that have fallen.

Consumer Contact: Kichler Lighting's Home Center Division ("Aztec"); at (800) 554-6504, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.kichler.com and click on "Aztec" and then on "Model No. 34330 Safety Information" for more information.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Kichler-Lighting-Recalls-Chandeliers

Recall Details

Units: About 48,900
Description: This recall involves Aztec nine-light chandeliers sold at Lowe's stores under the PORTFOLIO brand name. The chandeliers are metal with an olde bronze finish and measure about 31-inches wide and 31-inches high. They come with etched amber glass shades and a decorative faux marble ball in the center. The upper arms of the fixture are single long curves and the lower arms of the fixture are "S" shaped. "Aztec" and model number 34330 are printed on a sticker located inside the ceiling canopy at the top of the chandelier. 
Incidents/Injuries: Kichler Lighting has received six reports of the chandeliers falling from the ceiling. No injuries have been reported. Approximately $6,000 in property damage has been reported.
Sold exclusively at: Lowe's stores nationwide and at www.lowes.com from July 2006 through August 2011 for about $240.
Importer: The L.D. Kichler Co., of Cleveland, Ohio
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.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



RELATED LINKS
http://www.cpsc.gov
http://www.saferproducts.gov/

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