Curio Design Inc. recalls Modular Lights and Bases

Starting date:
March 8, 2017
Posting date:
March 8, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-62504

Affected products

Modular Lights and Bases

Product description

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.

Hazard identified

The modular lamp pieces can crack during assembly and the lamp bases have faulty wires, posing a shock and fire hazard.

As of February 24th, 2017, the company has received no reports of cracked modular lamp pieces in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Sixteen units of the affected products were sold in Canada online at www.Kickstarter.com and www.UncommonGoods.com.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2016 to November 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Distributor
Curio Design Inc.
Culver City
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled lights and contact the firm to receive a free replacement lamp or a full refund.  Curio Design Inc. is contacting all known consumers directly.

For more information, consumers may contact Curio Design Inc. by phone at 510- 863-0150 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT, by email or on the company website and click on the "CPSC Recall December 2016" tab on the homepage for more information.

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.