Recall: Dolan, Burien Floor Lamps
On 2013-01-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Dolan, Burien Floor Lamps due to a potential shock and fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2010 for about $190.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Dolan Northwest lamp recall. Instance(s) of property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Lamps category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 213-5758
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What is the problem?
The on/off foot switch on the lamps can fail and melt, resulting in shock and fire hazards.
Instance(s) of property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Burien model floor lamps with four individual light sockets and white glass shades on top of four individual tubes of varying lengths. The lamps are approximately 72 inches tall and were sold in stainless steel and bronze finishes. Model number 1117 and the date of manufacture in YYYY.MM format are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture included in the recall are between 2010.11 (Nov. 2011) and 2012.09 (Sept. 2012).
These items were sold new+ at Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting showrooms in the Pacific Northwest and online at DestinationLighting.com from November 2010 through September 2012 for about $190.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled lamp and return it to the store for a repair. The store will replace the on/off foot switch with a new plug and dimmer. Consumers who purchased the lamps online should contact Dolan NW for a replacement lamp.
Dolan NW LLC; toll-free at (888)213-5758, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday to Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at seattlelighting.com, globelighting.com, builderslighting.com or destinationlighting.com for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received three reports of melting switches, resulting in one report of property damage to the surrounding floor.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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