Kichler Elan Mini Pendant Lights recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
September 9, 2019
Posting date:
September 18, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard, Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70943

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Kichler Elan Mini Pendant Lights.
  • Issue: The light sockets can overheat, melt, or catch fire, posing a fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Kichler Lighting LLC for a replacement product.

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

Affected products

Kichler Elan Mini Pendant Lights

Product description

This recall involves the Kichler Elan Mini Pendant Lights. The halogen pendant lights are chrome multi-light glass cylinder pendant lights available in three models. 

Recalled products:
Model Model Number
one-light pendant 83162
three-light linear pendant 83163
nine-light spiral pendant 83164

Date codes are comprised of a two digit month and two digit year. They may be located on the inside of the ceiling canopy and on the bottom of the original product packaging box.

Hazard identified

The light sockets can overheat, melt, or catch fire, posing a fire hazard.

As of September 11, 2019, Kichler has received approximately 10 reports of burnt fixtures, wires or sockets in Canada and 84 consumer reports of burnt fixtures, wires or sockets, including 3 reports of fixture fires in the United States.  No property damage or injuries have been reported in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 289 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 876 were sold in the United States of which approximately 750 remain in the field.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2013 to March 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Kichler Lighting LLC
Cleveland
Ohio
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pendant lights and contact Kichler Lighting LLC for a replacement product.

For more information, consumers may contact Kichler Lighting LLC toll-free at 866-558-5706 ET from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or online and click on "Safety Information" at the bottom of the page.

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.