Bel Air Lighting Recalls Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards

An electrical short circuit can occur in the lanterns' internal wiring. This poses a risk of fire, burn and electric shock. Bel Air has received seven reports of incidents, including two reports of lanterns catching fire.

Recall date: June 19, 2012
Recall number: 12-198

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Outdoor wall mount lanterns

Hazard:

An electrical short circuit can occur in the lanterns' internal wiring, posing a risk of fire, burn and electric shock to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Bel Air Lighting at (800) 446-9092 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.safety-253366.info.

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Recall Details

Units

About 99,700

Description

This recall involves outdoor wall-mount lanterns made of cast aluminum in a rust color with beveled glass. A question mark shaped piece of metal connects the lantern body to the wall-mount plate. The lanterns were sold at Lowe's stores under the Portfolio brand name with item number 253366 and at lighting showrooms with item number 44181. The brand name and item number are printed on the product's packaging. Lanterns included in the recall are 19.25-inches tall by 9.75-inches wide by 9.25-inches deep and have a three-light candelabra base cluster inside. Part number "E194303" is printed on the base plate and on a label affixed to one of the light sockets.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received seven reports of incidents, including two reports of lanterns catching fire. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the lanterns and contact Bel Air Lighting for a free replacement lantern.

Manufacturer(s)

Zhongshan De Gao Lighting Co. Ltd. and Zhongshan Huayi Lighting Co. Ltd., of Guangdong, China

Importer(s)

Bel Air Lighting Inc., of Valencia, Calif.

Manufactured in

China