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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:

Affected products

West Elm Industrial Task Table Lamps

Product description

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.

The following products are included in this recall:
Description SKU
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.

Hazard identified

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.

Number sold

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.


West Elm
New York

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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.