The L.D. Kichler Co. recalls Kichler Krystal Ice Ceiling Light Fixtures

Starting date:
November 10, 2016
Posting date:
November 10, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60846

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and the L.D. Kichler Co.

Affected products

Kichler Krystal Ice Ceiling Light Fixture

Product description

The recall involves two models of the Kichler Krystal Ice flush mount ceiling light fixtures. The fixtures have a square or a cylindrical metal cage shade with a chrome finish and clear crystal accents. The fixtures were sold with four 40-watt G9 tungsten halogen bulbs.

The following model numbers are included in the recall:
Model Number Description
38182 Krystal Ice square 4-light ceiling flush
38183 Krystal Ice cylindrical 4-light ceiling flush

The model numbers and "Kichler Home Center" are located on the inside of the canopy.

Hazard identified

The 40-watt halogen bulbs sold with the ceiling fixtures can overheat the electrical supply wires in the ceiling, posing a fire hazard. The fixtures also pose a fire hazard in homes with older wiring, even if used with lower wattage bulbs.

Neither Health Canada nor The L.D. Kichler Co. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.

In the United States, the L.D. Kichler Co. has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 1900 units were sold in Canada, and approximately 28,000 units of the affected models were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled light fixtures were sold in Canada from March 2015 to July 2016 at Lowes Canada and various lighting showrooms across Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Huizhou Yalite Lighting Factory
Huizhou City
CHINA
Distributor
The L.D. Kichler Co.
Independence
Ohio
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected Kichler Krystal Ice Ceiling Light Fixture and contact the L.D. Kichler Co. to receive information on how to repair the affected product or obtain a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact the L.D. Kichler Co.’s Home Center Division by telephone at 1-800-554-6504 from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, or by visiting the firm's website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.