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Kichler Lighting Recalls Chandeliers Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores

  • PORTFOLIO nine-light Kichler Aztec chandelier, model 34330
  • Model number location
  • Broken fixture loop
Name of Product:
Aztec Light Chandeliers
Hazard:
The chandelier's fixture loop that connects the hanging chain to the lamp can fail during use causing the chandelier to fall from the ceiling and injure bystanders.
Remedy:
Repair
Replace
Recall Date:
June 20, 2013
Units:
About 48,900
Consumer Contact

Kichler Lighting's Home Center Division ("Aztec"); at (800) 554-6504, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.kichler.com and click on "Aztec" and then on "Model No. 34330 Safety Information" for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Aztec nine-light chandeliers sold at Lowe's stores under the PORTFOLIO brand name. The chandeliers are metal with an olde bronze finish and measure about 31-inches wide and 31-inches high. They come with etched amber glass shades and a decorative faux marble ball in the center. The upper arms of the fixture are single long curves and the lower arms of the fixture are "S" shaped. "Aztec" and model number 34330 are printed on a sticker located inside the ceiling canopy at the top of the chandelier.  

Remedy:

Consumers should prevent people from going into the immediate area under the chandeliers and contact Kichler for information on how to obtain a free repair kit or replacement for chandeliers that have fallen.

Incidents/Injuries:

Kichler Lighting has received six reports of the chandeliers falling from the ceiling. No injuries have been reported. Approximately $6,000 in property damage has been reported.

Sold Exclusively At

Lowe's stores nationwide and at www.lowes.com from July 2006 through August 2011 for about $240. 

Importer:

The L.D. Kichler Co., of Cleveland, Ohio

Importer

The L.D. Kichler Co., of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-222
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product 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 deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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SaferProducts.gov