More than 33,000 clip-on desk lamps sold at Lowe’s have been recalled because of possible shock hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why it’s being recalled: The power cord for the lamp can detach where it meets the clamp, exposing energized wires, posing an electric shock risk to consumers.
Description: The recall involves pink and blue plastic LED desk lamps with a flexible metal neck approximately 12″ long and a clamp at the base. The power cord has a silver label attached to it. On one side of the label “MET,” “Electrical Safety”, “E113152″ and “Apr. 2011″ are printed. The other side of the label includes the model number F3044-AC-01 (pink lamps) or F3044-AC-02 (blue lamps). The plug on the power cord is labeled “KENIC KE 01P E155176.” They were manufactured by He Shan Lide.
Where it was sold: The lamps were sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide from May 2011 to December 2011 for about $20.
Consumers should immediately stop using the lamp, unplug the power cord, cut the power cord off 2″ to 3″ above the plug, discard the lamp and send the plug to He Shan Lide, 4570 Eucalyptus Ave, Suite C, Chino, CA 91710 along with their name and address to receive a full refund, including the cost of postage for returning the plug. For more information, contact He Shan Lide toll-free at (800) 584-1664 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the website at www.diogenlighting.com.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.