Varaluz Recalls Longfellow Light Fixtures
Name of Product:
Longfellow lighting fixtures for indoor and outdoor use
Improper wiring can allow melting of the insulation and cause the fixtures to short out, posing fire and shock hazards.
January 28, 2016
This recall involves all Longfellow model 3- and 4-light light fixtures for indoor or outdoor use. The black metal fixtures have a clear/frosted glass shade on four sides and can be wall mounted or ceiling mounted. Model number 731KL04EB, 731KM03EB, 731P03EB, 331P03BL, 731P04EB or 331P04BL is printed on the label on the canopy of the ceiling mounted fixtures or the backplate of wall mounted fixtures.
Consumers should immediately discontinue use of the fixtures until replacement units are available. Consumers should contact Varaluz for a replacement light fixture or a refund.
The firm has received two reports of lights bulbs shorting. No injuries have been reported.
Lighting showrooms nationwide and online through lighting and home improvement websites from April 2013 to September 2015 for between $320 and $420.
Varaluz LLC, of Las Vegas, Nev.
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