|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2012
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Designs Direct Recalls Rooster-Themed Lamps Sold Exclusively at Fred's Inc. Due to Risks of Shock and Fire
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Living Traditions 21-inch Rooster Lamps
Units: About 2,000
Importer: Designs Direct, of Covington, Ky.
Hazard: The electrical cord can fray near the base of the lamp, posing a fire or shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Living Traditions 21-inch rooster-themed lamps. The brown polyresin lamps have an off-white shade and a carved 9-inch rooster affixed to the base. A label on the underside of the base reads "Distributed By Fred's Inc" and "SKU 61589."
Sold exclusively at: Fred's Inc. stores nationwide between October 2011 and November 2011 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamp and contact Designs Direct for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Designs Direct toll-free at (888) 770-7062 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.regcen.com/roosterlamp
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