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Westinghouse Lighting Recalls Glass Shade Holders

  • Westinghouse Lighting Model 70242 Glass Shade Holder, side view
  • Westinghouse Lighting Model 70242 Glass Shade Holder, bottom view
  • Westinghouse Lighting Model 70242 Glass Shade Holder, with sample shade
Name of Product:
Glass Shade Holders
The pull chain switch on the glass shade holder is incorrectly wired, posing a shock hazard to the consumer.
Recall Date:
March 12, 2015
About 5,000
Consumer Contact

Westinghouse Lighting toll-free at (888) 417-6222 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on the safety notice at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves Westinghouse Lighting brand 3 ? inch round glass shade holders. The ceiling-mounted holders have model number 70242 and product date code "2014 APR" stamped on the bottom of the holder, near the socket. The brass-plated shade holders have a 2 ? inch pull chain and are used with round globe or decorative shaped glass shades with a 3 ? inch fitter.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shade holders and contact Westinghouse Lighting to request a free replacement holder kit.


None reported

Sold Exclusively At:
Home Depot stores nationwide from August 2014 through January 2015 for about $12.
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