Four styles of the children's task lamp are included in this recall with the names Striped, Sports, Dot or Flower Dot and have a label with the UPC number on the bottom. The lamps in this recall include:
|Style Name||Style Description||UPC Number|
|Striped||Navy-colored head, with sky blue and white stripes and blue lamp base||490970221923|
|Sports||White head, with baseball stitch pattern and blue lamp base||490970222685|
|Dot||White head, with lines of multicolored dots and lavender lamp base||490970224047|
|Flower Dot||Pink head, with pattern of white flowers and leaves and pink lamp base||490970221947|
Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and return them to any Target store to receive a full refund.
Target has received six reports of glue on the lamp socket melting and migrating into the bulb area of the socket. No injuries have been reported.
Target stores nationwide and Target.com from January 2011 to April 2011 for about $13.
Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn."
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