Ashley Furniture Industries , Inc. recalls Signature Design by Ashley Amnon Floor Lamp

Starting date:
June 12, 2018
Posting date:
June 12, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66952

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.

Affected products

Signature Design by Ashley Amnon Floor Lamp, Model number: L207971.

Product description

This recall involves Ashley Furniture's Amnon floor lamps with a floor switch and 12 lightbulb sockets.  The portable, electric floor lamps are metal with a bronze finish and measure about 163 centimetres (64 inches) tall. Model number L207971 is indicated on the underside of the lamp's base. The UL Certification Number is: E364368.

Hazard identified

The lamp has incorrect lightbulb wattage information printed on a label on the sockets of the lamp.  The incorrect labels indicate that each socket can support 40 W bulbs, however the product is only rated for each socket supporting a 25 W bulb. The use of lightbulbs with the incorrect wattage could potentially melt the power-switch, posing a burn hazard.

As of May 25, 2018, the company has received one report of property or product damage in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 6 reports of property or product damage from 4 consumers, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 106 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 900 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold in Canada between February 2017 and April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in India.

Companies

Distributor
Ashley Furniture Industries Inc.
Arcadia
Wisconsin
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
DBA Export India PVT Ltd.
Lakri Fazalpur
Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
INDIA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled floor lamp and contact Ashley Furniture Industries for instructions on how to receive a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Ashley Furniture Industries customer service by telephone toll-free at 1-800-477-2222 from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm CST Monday through Friday and 7:30 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, or on-line at Ashleyfurniture.com for more information. 

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.