Currey & Company Chandeliers

Starting date:
April 25, 2013
Posting date:
April 25, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-26841

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Currey & Company

Affected products

Currey & Company Chandeliers

Product description

This recall involves 10 models of Currey & Company crystal or metal chandeliers. They were sold in various colours and measure approximately 53 centimetres (21 inches) wide and 140 centimetres (55 inches) high. The model name is on the exterior of the shipping carton. Item numbers are printed on a white label on the interior of the chandeliers' canopy.

Chandeliers affected by this recall
Item Number
(first four digits)
Name Colour Size
(if applicable)
9150 and 9151 Guilia Smoke Small and large
9152 and 9154 Guistina Yellow and blue N/A
9155 Giselle Smoke N/A
9061, 9062, and 9063 Valentina Clear, black, and white Small
9064 Passionata White N/A
9065 Ovation Black N/A

Hazard identified

Defective wiring can conduct electricity to the chandeliers' metal parts, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor Currey & Company has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these chandeliers.

Number sold

This recall involves approximately 100 units in Canada and approximately 2,100 units in the United States. The affected products were sold at home furnishing and lighting stores nationwide, and online at www.lightingdirect.com and Amazon.com.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2010 to February 2013 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
YQF Lighting Manufacturer Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Distributor
Currey & Company
Atlanta
Georgia
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chandeliers, turn off the chandelier's power supply and contact Currey & Company for instructions on how to obtain a free replacement chandelier, including shipping, or free repair of the chandelier by a licensed electrician.

For more information, consumers may contact Currey & Company toll-free at 1-866-577-6430 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or online on the firm's website and click on "Important Safety Recall" located at the bottom of the home page for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.