|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 17, 2004
Release # 04-099
|Brass Light Recall Hotline:(888) 212-4953
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Alabaster Wall Sconce Lights
Manufacturer: Brass Light Gallery Inc., of Milwaukee, Wis.
Hazard: The tie-downs, which secure the electrical wires to the mounting bracket, may come loose, causing the wire to touch the bulb and pose a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Brass Light has received two reports of wire tie- downs coming loose, though no injuries have been reported.
Description: The wall-mounted light fixtures have a translucent, natural alabaster stone cover. The recalled wall sconces include model numbers AL-3208, AL-5008, and AL-5108. Models AL-3208 and AL-5008 use one light bulb; whereas, Model AL-5108 uses two bulbs. The alabaster covers measure 8 inches in width and between 9 ? and 15 inches in height.
Sold at: Lighting distributors nationwide and Brass Light Gallery mail order services sold the wall sconces from January 1998 through November 2003 for between $175 and $340.
Manufactured in: United States.
Remedy: Consumers should contact Brass Light Gallery for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: Call Brass Light Gallery toll-free at (888) 212-4953 anytime.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.