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L G Sourcing Portfolio Incandescent Torchiere Lamps

Description: Torchiere Lamps Recalled By L G Sourcing Due to Fire Hazard; Lamps Sold Exclusively At Lowe's Stores NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2008 Release #08-159 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 916-7233 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Torchiere Lamps Recalled By L G Sourcing Due to Fire Hazard; Lamps Sold Exclusively At Lowe’s Stores WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Portfolio Incandescent Torchiere Lamps Units: About 90,000 Importer: L G Sourcing Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C. Manufacturer: Field Smart Lighting Co. Ltd., of China Hazard: A short circuit in the lamps’ wiring can pose a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: L G Sourcing has received two reports of lamp fires. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled lamp has a black steel frame and a bowl-shaped light fixture. The item number 179878 is printed on the packaging and the bottom of the base of the lamp. Only lamps sold between March 2005 and October 2007 with UL listing number E246506 are included in the recall. Lamps marked “ETL listed” are not included in the recall. Sold at: Lowe’s retail stores nationwide from March 2005 through October 2007 for about $17. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to any Lowe’s retail outlet to receive a refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact L G Sourcing toll-free at (866) 916-7233 anytime or visit www.lowes.com [Source]

L G Sourcing Portfolio Incandescent Torchiere Lamps Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date01/10/2008
Recall ID4176
Recall Number08159
Product TypeLamps
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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