Ceiling-Mounted Light Fixtures Recalled by Dolan Designs Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 13, 2013. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: September 12, 2013
Recall number: 13-285

  • Model 502-30
    Model 502-30

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Ceiling-Mounted Light Fixture

Hazard:  The fixture’s socket wire insulation can degrade and lead to charged wires becoming exposed, causing electricity to pass to the metal canopy of the fixture. This poses a fire and electric shock hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:  Dolan Designs Inc; toll-free at (855) 553-6526, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; or e-mail [email protected]

Recall Details

Units:  About 8,000

Description:  This recallinvolves round ceiling-mounted light fixtures sold in satin nickel, bronze, polished brass, antique brass, white, or bronze finishes with a domed white or amber glass shade. The light fixture is 14 inches in diameter and 5.75 inches high and has two sockets marked “BO AN” which take 75 watt bulbs. The 16 recalled light fixtures were sold as Dolan Designs models 502-30, 522-09, 522-14, 522-18, 522-22, 522-30, 522-32, 522-60, 522-78, 5332-133, 5372-66, 5372-78, 5382-20, 5382-55, 5382-100 and 5392-20. The brand name and model number are on the inside of the fixture pan, visible when the glass shade is removed. 

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received two reports of defective fixtures.  No injuries have been reported to the firm.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light fixtures and return them to the place of purchase to obtain a free replacement fixture, or contact Dolan Designs to schedule a free in-home repair.

Sold at:  Builders Lighting, Globe Lighting, Seattle Lighting and other lighting showrooms nationwide and on-line at destinationlighting.com between September 2008 and October 2009 for about $47.

Importer:  Dolan Designs Inc., of Portland, Ore.

Manufacturer:  Dongguan Young Long Electric Co. Ltd.

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
 
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

Source: cpsc.gov