Recall: Modular Light Kits and Bases
On 2017-01-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Modular Light Kits and Bases due to a potential shock and fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2016 for about $65 to $115.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Curio Design light kit recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Trouble/Work Lights & Flashlights category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The modular lamp pieces can crack during assembly and the lamp bases have faulty wires, posing a shock and fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves three Splyt Light modules including the Table Starter Kits, Hanging Starter Kits, Expansion Kits and Tri-bases. The kits let you design your own light fixture by adding or subtracting Y-pieces and candelabra bulbs. The lights can be screwed directly into a light socket in the ceiling or used with the table base. The kits include large and small Y-shaped fixtures, a round-metal base and 8X10 watt globe E12 light bulbs.
These items were sold new+ at Kickstarter, SFMOMA, UncommonGoods and other specialty shops nationwide and online at www.Kickstarter.com and www.UncommonGoods.com from April 2016 through November 2016 for between $65 and $115.
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 these recalled lights and contact the firm to receive a free replacement lamp or a full refund. Curio Design is contacting all known consumers directly.
Curio Design at 510- 863-0150 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.splytlight.com and click on the "CPSC Recall December 2016" tab on the homepage for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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