Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 24, 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: October 24, 2013
Name of product: Hanging pendant lamps
Hazard: The lamp’s wires can be connected incorrectly because the wires’ polarity labels can fall off or be mislabeled, posing fire and shock hazards to consumers.
Consumer Contact: Crate and Barrel at (800) 451-8217 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT every day or online at www.crateandbarrel.com and click on Safety Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 19,000 and 860 in Canada
Description: This recall includes Crate and Barrel Finley Collection pendant lamps with a white or wheat (off-white) linen large, small drum or rectangular lamp shades. They have a 9-inch long silver electrical wire with tandem metal support cables and chrome-plated steel ceiling plate. The large lamp with SKU number 684-069 or 684-077 measures12-inches high and 28-inches in diameter, the small lamp with SKU number 676-384 or 440-755 measures 12-inches high and 20-inches in diameter; and the rectangular lamp with SKU number 322-067 or 322-423 measures 14-inches high, 12.25 inches wide and 30-inches long. The lamps are illuminated by two 60-watt bulbs. The SKU number can be found on a white label inside the ceiling plate.
Incidents/Injuries: Crate and Barrel has received four reports of lamps shorting out, including minor property damage and a minor burn.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamp and contact Crate and Barrel for a replacement lamp of equal value or a full refund, including shipping and $100 reimbursement for charges incurred in removing and replacing recalled lamps by using a licensed electrician.
Sold exclusively at: Crate and Barrel stores nationwide, Crate and Barrel’s catalog and Crateandbarrel.com from January 2009 through July 2013 for between $149 and $249.
Importer: Euromarket Designs, Inc. dba Crate and Barrel, of Northbrook, Ill.
Manufacturer: Iberian Lighting Enterprises Corp., of Dongguan, China
Manufactured in: China
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.
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