Recall date: September 3, 2013
Recall number: 13-275

Recall Summary

Name of product:
White 2-Bulb Floor Lamp
Hazard:
The lamp can short when a standard one-way bulb is fully tightened in the lamp's three-way socket, posing a fire and shock hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Target at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.target.com and click on Product Recalls under the Help tab, then click on Home & Kitchen for more information.  

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 25,000 and 541 in Canada.
Description:

The white 2-bulb lamps can short circuit.  Target has received reports resulting in fires, property damage and shocks.

Description:

This recall includes white plastic, turned-spindle design floor lamps with white fabric drum lamp shades and two 3-way pull-chain switches.  Lamp is illuminated by two 3-way 100-watt or 29-watt CFL bulbs and stands approximately 60 inches tall.  The model number PL1071 is located on a sticker on the bottom of the lamp.

Incidents/Injuries:

Target has received six reports of short circuiting which have resulted in fires, minor property damage and two consumers being shocked.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamp, unplug it and return it to any Target store for a full refund. 

Sold Exclusively At:

Target stores nationwide and Target.com from September 2012 through May 2013 for about $70.

Importer:

Target Corp. of Minneapolis, Minn.  

Manufactured In:
China