WASHINGTON, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Home-Source-Recalls-Floor-Lamps/
Name of Product: Floor lamps
Hazard: The lamps can short circuit due to defective sockets, posing fire and shock hazards.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled floor lamps and contact Home Source for information on returning the lamps for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Home Source toll-free at 888-660-5549 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.homesourceind.com and click on the "Safety Notice" link for more information.
Units: About 2,700
Description: This recall involves brown metal floor lamps with alabaster glass shades. They are illuminated with a single 100-watt light bulb and measure about 70 to 72 inches tall. The model numbers LMP4229, LMP4168 and LMP10771 can be found on the label at the bottom of the lamps.
Incidents/Injuries: Home Source has received three reports of the lamp's sockets burning and smoking. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Small retail stores located in the New York metropolitan area and online at Amazon.com, Houzz.com, Target.com and Wayfair.com from February 2016 to April 2016 for about $60.
Importer/Distributor: Home Source Industries LLC, of East Rutherford, N. J.
Manufactured in: China
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