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J.C. Penney Recalls Lamps For Fire Hazard

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Recall Date:
August 09, 2006

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 9, 2006
Release #06-227
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 333-6063

 

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: Crazy Daisy 3-in-1 Electronic Motion Shade Lamps

Units: About 3,000

Importer: J.C. Penney Corporation Inc., of Plano, Texas

Hazard: The lamp's electrical circuit board can spark and overheat due to an electrical problem, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: J.C. Penney has received one report of the electric circuit board overheating and melting the wires in a lamp. No injuries have been reported.

Description and Models: The recalled lamps have a four-way switch that allows the lamp to function as a moving light so that patterns revolve around the shade. The lamps can be used as a basic lamp or as a night light with glowing stripe or floral patterns. The lamp shade is plastic and the finish on the base of the lamp is brushed steel.

Sold at: Exclusively at J.C. Penney's stores nationwide, its catalog and its Web site from June 2005 through March 2006 for about $30.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to any J.C. Penney store for a full refund. Lamps purchased through a catalog or through the Web site may be returned to the nearest J.C. Penney store with a catalog desk.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime or visit its Web site at www.jcpenney.com

 

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