Lea Industries recalls Lea Night Stands

Starting date:
August 7, 2014
Posting date:
August 7, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-39713

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Lea Industries

Affected products

Lea Night Stands

Product description

This recall involves Lea Willow Run and Americana Night stands as follows:
Model Name Description Item Number
Americana Night Stand Medium Oak Finish 237-420
Willow Run Drawer Night Stand Toffee finish 244-421
Willow Run Drawer Night Stand White finish 245-421

The night stands are marked with permanent labels on the back reflecting the importer’s name and address, as well as the item numbers.  They have two drawers and a halogen lamp on the underside of the bottom panel.

Hazard identified

The 20-watt halogen night lamp on the bottom of the night stand can generate sufficient heat to scorch the carpet underneath it. 

Lea has received one report from Canada of the light scorching the carpet under the night stand.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these night stands.

Number sold

Approximately 20 units were sold in Canada at various retailers.
Approximately 479 units were sold in the United States at various retailers.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in Canada and the United States from March 2013 to April 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam.

Companies

Manufacturer
Shingmark Enterprises Co. Ltd.
Trang Bom District
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Distributor
Lea Industries
High Point
North Carolina
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately unplug the night stand and not use the light until it is repaired.  Consumers may contact Lea Furniture at 1-888-770-7116 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET (Monday to Friday) or via the Lea Lazboy's website, for more information and to arrange for the repair.

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

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.