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.
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.
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.
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.
Lowe's stores nationwide and at www.lowes.com from July 2006 through August 2011 for about $240.
The L.D. Kichler Co., of Cleveland, Ohio
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