West Elm recently announced a recall of the overarching floor lamp. The firm is aware of at least 39 reports of short circuits in the lamp, including three reports of shock, one report of a minor burn to a consumer’s finger and two reports of minor property damage.
A short circuit can occur in the lamp’s wiring, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
The floor lamps were sold from March 2011 through November 2011. This recallinvolves theoverarching floor lamp that is 77 inches tall with a 19-inch diameter base and a curving arm that extends the lamp about 5 feet from the base. The arm and base are made of polished nickel. It was sold with a linen shade in the colors natural, white or charcoal. The lamp has a three-way on/off switch.
Approximately 5,750, overarching floor lamps were sold at West Elm Stores nationwide, West Elm catalogs and westelm.com between March 2011 to November 2011 for about $250.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the lamp and return it to West Elm for a full store credit. For additional information, contact West Elm toll-free at (855) 236-1941 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET seven days a week, or visit the firm’s website at www.westelmc.com.