Safety Alert Number 0704037

Home Decorators Collection Recalls Wall Sconces Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

Release #07-134
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 464-0164
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Home Decorators Collection Wall Sconces
Units: About 900
Distributor: Home Decorators Collection, of St. Louis, Mo. Manufactured in: China

Hazard: A missing back plate exposes consumers to live wires, posing a risk of electrical shock to consumers changing the light bulb.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves "Oyster Bay" model wall sconces. The Tiffany-style design includes multicolored glass with a black outline. The following model numbers are involved in the recall. Model numbers are located on the product's packaging.

39651- 39661- 39670- 39681- 40357- 41511- 43567-
39652- 39662- 39671- 40041- 40358- 41512- 43568-
39653- 39664- 39675- 40042- 41418- 41647- 43569-
39657- 39665- 39676- 40206- 41419- 41648- 43738-
39658- 39666- 39678- 40207- 41488- 41649- 43739-
39659- 39667- 39679- 40330- 41489- 43565- 43740-
39660- 39669- 39680- 40331- 41509- 43566- 33049-

Sold at: Home Decorators Collection stores nationwide and homedecorators.com from December 2004 through January 2007 for between $70 and $80.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Home Decorators for information on receiving a free replacement sconce or a full refund, including shipping. With either option, consumers will receive $50 towards the replacement fee. Consumers should not attempt electrical repairs of the recalled sconces.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers can contact Home Decorators Collection at (800) 464-0164 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07134.html