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Glass Shade Holders

Description: This recall involves Westinghouse Lighting brand 3 ¼ inch round glass shade holders. The ceiling-mounted holders have model number 70242 and product date code "2014 APR" stamped on the bottom of the holder, near the socket. The brass-plated shade holders have a 2 ½ inch pull chain and are used with round globe or decorative shaped glass shades with a 3 ¼ inch fitter. [Source]

Glass Shade Holders
Westinghouse Lighting Recalls Glass Shade Holders Due to Risk of Electrical Shock; Sold at Home Depot Stores

Westinghouse Lighting Model 70242 Glass Shade Holder, side view

About 5,000 units were affected by this recall.

Glass Shade Holders Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date03/12/2015
Recall ID1933
Recall Number15098
Product TypeLights & Accessories
HazardThe pull chain switch on the glass shade holder is incorrectly wired, posing a shock hazard to the consumer.
InjuriesNone reported
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled shade holders and contact Westinghouse Lighting to request a free replacement holder kit.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactWestinghouse Lighting toll-free at (888) 417-6222 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on the safety notice at the top of the page for more information.
Last Updated03/12/2015
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