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West Elm Recalls Table Lamps Due to Shock Hazard

  • Recalled West Elm Industrial Task Table Lamp
  • Recalled West Elm Industrial Task Lamp with USB Port
  • Recalled Industrial Task Lamp with USB Port Detail
  • Recalled West Elm Industrial Task table lamps
  • West Elm, the SKU# and the date of manufacture in Letter/YYYY format are printed on a sticker on the underside of the base.
Name of Product:
Table lamps
Hazard:

The electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut or fray by the lamp’s adjustable joint, posing a risk of electric shock to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
December 04, 2017
Units:
About 43,000
Consumer Contact

West Elm toll-free at 866-577-9276 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET every day, or online at www.westelm.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves West Elm’s Industrial Task table lamps. The metal lamps have an on/off switch and an adjustable arm that locks at two angles. The head of the lamp has a tension that allows it to swivel to direct light. Some models have a USB port in the base. The lamps were sold in various colors and are about 33 inches tall and measure about 7 inches in diameter at the base. West Elm, the SKU# and the date of manufacture in Letter/YYYY format are printed on a sticker on the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture for the non-USB modes are C/2014 and later. All lamps with a USB port in the base are included in this recall. The SKU numbers for the recalled lamps are the following: 

 

SKU Description
3967424 Industrial Task Lamp Workspace Antique Bronze
9353603 New Industrial Task Lamp USB Black/Antique Brass
9353645 New Industrial Task Lamp USB Polished Nickel
4638800 New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:Teal
4639352 New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:White
4639329 New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:Antique Brass
830703 LED New Industrial Task Lamp: Polished Nickel 
830760 LED New Industrial Task Lamp: White 
1127851 New Industrial Task Lamp: Antique Brass:LED:Antique Brass
1128008 New Industrial Task Lamp Black/Antique Brass:LED:Black/Antique Bras
6379200 New Industrial Task Lamp:Teal
1219963 New Industrial Task Lamp Black:CFL:Black
8170136 New Industrial Task Lamp:Plaster
1127778 Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Antique Brass
1128040 Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Black/Antique Brass
1128255 Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Evergreen
1128289 CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Evergreen
830737 CFL New Industrial Task Lamp Turmeric
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to West Elm for a full refund, including return shipping. 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 24 reports of the lamps shorting, sparking or getting hot. There have been no reports of injuries.

Sold At:
West Elm stores nationwide, West Elm’s catalog and online at www.westelm.com from June 2014 through October 2017 for about $130 for the lamp with a USB and for between $80 and $100 for the lamp without a USB.
Importer(s):

West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-052
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