Recall: Desk and Table Lamps
On 2010-12-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Desk and Table Lamps due to a potential electric shock and fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2010 for about $5 to $10.
About 2,000 units are involved in this CDX Trading desk lamp recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Lamps category in 2010.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 253-4599
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What is the problem?
Substandard electrical wiring, connections and plugs in these lamps pose a fire and shock risk to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves eight different desk and table lamps including item numbers 207, 303, 9774, 1108, 1109, 049-1, 054-8 and 2001-271B. The item numbers are printed on the lamps' packaging.
These items were sold new+ at CDX Group's showroom, New Chens Discount, Concordia Trading Inc. and Grace Mini Market in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Dollar King in Lexington, Ky. from April 2010 through July 2010 for between $5 and $10.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and contact CDX Group to return the lamps to the place where purchased for a full refund.
For additional information, contact CDX Group toll-free at (877)253-4599 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.picture2009.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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