Recall: LED Clip-On Desk Lamps
On 2012-05-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding LED Clip-On Desk Lamps due to a potential electric shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2011 for about $20.
About 30,000 units are involved in this LG Sourcing desk lamp recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Lamps category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 584-1664
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What is the problem?
The power cord for the lamp can detach where it meets the clamp, exposing energized wires, posing an electric shock risk to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall conducted by He Shan Lide involves pink and blue plastic LED desk lamps with a flexible metal neck approximately 12 inches long and a clamp at the base. The power cord has a silver label attached to it. On one side of the label MET, "Electrical Safety", E113152 and "Apr. 2011" are printed. The other side of the label includes the model number F3044-AC-01 (pink lamps) or F3044-AC-02 (blue lamps). The plug on the power cord is labeled "KENIC KE 01P E155176".
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's stores nationwide from May 2011 to December 2011 for about $20.
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 the lamp, unplug the power cord, cut the power cord off 2" to 3" above the plug, discard the lamp and send the plug to He Shan Lide, 4570 Eucalyptus Ave, Suite C, Chino, CA 91710 along with their name and address to receive a full refund, including the cost of postage for returning the plug.
For additional information, contact He Shan Lide toll-free at (800)584-1664 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the website at www.diogenlighting.com (pdf)
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received five reports of cords detaching, including one reported electric shock and one report of a child receiving burns to her hand and leg.
+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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