West Elm Floor Lamps Recalled- Shock Hazard
West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc, is voluntarily recalling their Overarching Floor Lamps due to a shock hazard. Dozens of incidents have been reported in connection with the defect.
39 Incidents Reported
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recall notice, a short circuit can occur in the lamp's wiring, posing a shock hazard to consumers. West Elm is aware of thirty-nine incidents of short circuits in connection with the recalled product resulting in:
- three reports of shock
- two reports of property damage
- one burn injury
Floor Lamp Product Information
- The overarching Floor Lamp is 77 inches tall with a 19-inch diameter base and a curving arm that extends the lamp about 5 feet from the base.
- The arm and base are made of polished nickel and were sold with a linen shade in the colors of natural, white or charcoal. The lamp has a three-way on/off switch.
- The Lamps were sold in West Elm stores nationwide, in West Elm catalogs, and online at westelm.com from March 2011- November 2011.
- Consumers are being urged to stop using the product immediately and return it to West Elm for full store credit.
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