J Hunt Home Side Accent Tables recalled due to Electric Shock Hazard

Starting date:
February 17, 2021
Posting date:
February 17, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74903

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: J Hunt Home Side Accent Tables.
  • Issue: The charging receptacles/USB ports may contain an electrical issue, posing an electric shock hazard to the consumer.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately unplug the recalled side accent tables and contact Jimco Lamp & Manufacturing Company for a refund or replacement product.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Jimco Lamp & Manufacturing Company.

Affected products

J Hunt Home Side Accent Tables

Product description

This voluntary recall involves J Hunt Home side accent tables with built-in charging receptacles for AC/DC electricity and USB ports. The affected products are available in three styles with either one or two drawers and in a variety of colours. The recalled side tables are labelled on the back or bottom of the unit with the affected item numbers and date codes. The affected manufacturing date codes include all date codes inclusive of the range 04/2019 to 11/2019.

The following products are affected by this recall:
Product  Description  Item Number  Date Code
J Hunt Home Side Accent Tables Multiple styles with charging receptacles and USB ports FR9827, FR9828, FR9830, FR9831, FR9967, FR9968, FR9969, FR9970, FR10166, FR10167, FR10422, FR10423 04/2019 to 11/2019

 

Hazard identified

The charging receptacles or USB ports built into the side accent tables may contain an electrical issue resulting in reverse polarity, posing an electric shock hazard to the consumer.

As of January 22, 2021 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

The company reported that 11,070 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 95,686 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold exclusively in Canada at Winners, Marshalls and Home Sense from May 2019 to December 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Jimco Lamp and Manufacturing Company
Austin
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately unplug the recalled side accent tables and contact Jimco Lamp and Manufacturing Company for a refund or replacement product.

For additional information, consumers may contact Jimco Lamp and Manufacturing Company toll-free at 1-833-659-0753 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM CT, Monday through Friday or by email: recall@nbg-home.com.

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.