This recall involves Burien model floor lamps with four individual light sockets and white glass shades on top of four individual tubes of varying lengths. The lamps are approximately 72 inches tall and were sold in stainless steel and bronze finishes. Model number 1117 and the date of manufacture in YYYY.MM format are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture included in the recall are between 2010.11 (Nov. 2010) and 2012.09 (Sept. 2012).
Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled lamp and return it to the store for a repair. The store will replace the on/off foot switch with a new plug and dimmer. Consumers who purchased the lamps online should contact Dolan NW for a replacement lamp.
The firm has received three reports of melting switches, resulting in one report of property damage to the surrounding floor.
Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting showrooms in the Pacific Northwest and online at DestinationLighting.com from November 2010 through September 2012 for about $190.
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