West Elm recalls Industrial Task Table Lamps
- Starting date:
- December 14, 2017
- Posting date:
- December 14, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
West Elm Industrial Task Table Lamps
This recall involves West Elm Industrial Task table lamps with manufacture dates after March 2014. The metal lamps have an on/off switch and an adjustable arm that locks at two angles. The head of the lamp has a tension that allows it to swivel to direct light. Some models have a USB port in the base. The lamps were sold in various colours and are about 84 centimeters (33 inches) tall and 18 centimeters (7 inches) in diameter at the base.
|Industrial Task Lamp Workspace Antique Bronze||3967424|
|New Industrial Task Lamp USB Black/Antique Brass||9353603|
|New Industrial Task Lamp USB Polished Nickel||9353645|
|New Industrial Task Lamp: USB: Teal||4638800|
|New Industrial Task Lamp: USB: White||4639352|
|New Industrial Task Lamp: USB: Antique Brass||4639329|
|LED New Industrial Task Lamp Polished Nickel||830703|
|LED New Industrial Task Lamp White||830760|
|New Industrial Task Lamp Antique Brass: LED: Antique Brass||1127851|
|New Industrial Task Lamp Black/Antique Brass: LED: Black/Antique Brass||1128008|
|New Industrial Task Lamp: Teal||6379200|
|New Industrial Task Lamp Black: CFL: Black||1219963|
|New Industrial Task Lamp: Plaster||8170136|
|Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp: Antique Brass||1127778|
|Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp: Black/Antique Brass||1128040|
|Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp: Evergreen||1128255|
|CFL New Industrial Task Lamp: Evergreen||1128289|
|CFL New Industrial Task Lamp: Turmeric||830737|
The SKU is found on the label located on the underside of the base, along with the date of manufacture in "letter/YY" format, for example "C/14" is March 2014.
The electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut or frayed by the lamp’s adjustable joint, posing both an electrical shock hazard and a fire hazard from shorting, sparking, and overheating.
As of December 14, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 2000 units of the affected products were sold at West Elm stores in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from June 2014 to October 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to West Elm for a full refund, including return shipping.
For more information, consumers may contact West Elm toll-free at 1-866-577-9276 between 7:00 a.m. to midnight ET every day or by visiting the West Elm 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.