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Sportex Recalls Salt Rock Lamps Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

  • Basket of Rocks Lumiere Rock Salt Lamp
  • Carnival of Lights Lumiere Rock Salt Lamp
  • Rock of Gibraltar Lumiere Rock Salt Lamp
Name of Product:
Lumiere Salt Rock lamps
Hazard:

The dimmer switch and/or outlet plug can overheat and ignite, posing shock and fire hazards.

Remedy:
Refund
Repair
Recall Date:
May 23, 2017
Units:
About 3,900 (80,000 lamps were previously recalled in January 2017)
Consumer Contact

Sportex at 800-652-3490 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday or online at www.sportexus.com and click on “Salt Rock Lamps” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Lumière brand Rock Salt Lamps in three styles: Basket of Rocks, Carnival of Lights and Rock of Gibraltar. The lamps are pink in color and are mounted on a wooden base or in a black metal basket. The lamps were sold in black cardboard boxes with a photo of the lamp on the front of the box and the UPC bar code number on the bottom of the box. Lamps with the following UPC numbers are included in the recall.  

 

Description UPC
Rock of Gibraltar Lamp 00886946056253
Carnival of Lights 00886946058325
Basket of Rocks 00886946056277
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and return them to the store where purchased to receive a full refund or a replacement kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

At Home, Christmas tree shops, Michaels and other stores nationwide from July 2016 through December 2016 for between $15 and $30.

Manufactured In:
Pakistan
Importer(s):

Sportex US, of New York

Recall number:
17-163
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