Target Recalls Threshold Floor Lamps Due to Fire and Shock Hazard

The white 2-bulb lamps can short circuit. Target has received reports resulting in fires, property damage and shocks.

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White 2-Bulb Floor Lamp

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The lamp can short when a standard one-way bulb is fully tightened in the lamp’s three-way socket, posing a fire and shock hazard to consumers.

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Target at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.target.com and click on Product Recalls under the Help tab, then click on Home & Kitchen for more information.  

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http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/35317r-eng.php
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About 25,000 and 541 in Canada.

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This recall includes white plastic, turned-spindle design floor lamps with white fabric drum lamp shades and two 3-way pull-chain switches.  Lamp is illuminated by two 3-way 100-watt or 29-watt CFL bulbs and stands approximately 60 inches tall.  The model number PL1071 is located on a sticker on the bottom of the lamp.

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Target has received six reports of short circuiting which have resulted in fires, minor property damage and two consumers being shocked.

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Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamp, unplug it and return it to any Target store for a full refund. 

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Target stores nationwide and Target.com from September 2012 through May 2013 for about $70.

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Target Corp. of Minneapolis, Minn.  

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J. Hunt & Company of Bono, Ark.

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China

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