Evolution Lighting LLC recalls Tensor Brand Desk Lamp

Starting date:
October 30, 2014
Posting date:
October 30, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fire Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Tensor Brand Desk Lamp

Product description

This recall involves black 60 watt incandescent Tensor brand desk lamps with an adjustable gooseneck, a funnel shaped metal shade, and an off/off rocker switch located on the top of a round base.  The model number 17341-000 is printed at the top left of a white label located on the underside of the base. The following three lot numbers are affected:  C10132822, C10132830 and C11132862.  The lot number can be found at the lower left of the same label bearing the model number on the underside of the lamp base.

Hazard identified

The on/off rocker switch is wired incorrectly and poses an electrical shock and fire hazard to consumers.

Evolution Lighting LLC has received two reports of incidents in which the product failed to illuminate and electrical panel circuit breakers tripped when the rocker switch was turned on.  Sparking at the electrical outlet was reported in one of those incidents.

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

Number sold

Approximately 1,305 of the recalled lamps were distributed to Staples stores across Canada.  The number of units sold to consumers is unknown.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 29, 2013 through February 14, 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Huizhou City Create Success Industry Co. Ltd.
Huizhou City
Evolution Lighting LLC

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled lamps.  Recalled lamps can be returned to the place of purchase for a free replacement.

For more information, consumers may contact Evolution Lighting by telephone at 1-800-498-4704 x2237 or by email.

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.