Currey & Company Recalls Chandeliers Due to Electric Shock Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 25, 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: April 25, 2013 – Recall number: 13-179

 

  • Recalled chandeliers’ item number location

    Recalled chandeliers’ item number location

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Chandeliers

Hazard: Defective wiring can conduct electricity to the chandeliers’ metal parts, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:  Currey & Company; toll-free at (866) 577-6430 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.curreyco.com and click on Important Safety Recall located at the bottom of the home page for more information.

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/26841r-eng.php

Units:  About 2,100 in the United States and 100 in Canada

Description:  This recall involves 10 models of Currey & Company crystal or metal chandeliers. They were sold in various colors and measure approximately 21 inches wide and 55 inches high. The model name is on the exterior of the shipping carton. Item numbers are printed on a white label on the interior of the chandeliers’ canopy. Recalled chandeliers include:

Item Number

(first four digits)

Model

Color

Size

(if applicable)

9150 and 9151

Guilia

Smoke

 Small and Large

9152 and 9154

Guistina

Yellow and Blue

N/A

9155

Giselle

Smoke

N/A

9061, 9062 and 9063

Valentina

Clear, Black and White

Small

9064

Passionata

White

N/A

9065

Ovation

Black

N/A

Incidents/Injuries:  None.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chandeliers, turn off the chandelier’s power supply and contact Currey & Company instructions on how to obtain a free replacement chandelier, including shipping, or free repair of the chandelier by a licensed electrician.

Sold at:  Home furnishing stores, lighting centers and by interior decorators nationwide, online at www.lightingdirect.com and Amazon.com, from January 2010 through February 2013 for about $500 to $3,250.

Importer:  Currey & Company, of Chico, Calif.

Manufacturer:  YQF Lighting Manufacturer Co, LTD, of China

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 news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

Source: cpsc.gov