Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Floor Lamps Recalled by Dolan Northwest Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Burien Floor Lamps

Units: About 1,100

Importer: Dolan Northwest LLC, of Portland, Ore. dba Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting and Destination Lighting

Hazard: The on/off foot switch on the lamps can fail and melt, resulting in shock and fire hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of melting switches, resulting in one report of property damage to the surrounding floor.

Description: This recall involves Burien model floor lamps with four individual light sockets and white glass shades on top of four individual tubes of varying lengths. The lamps are approximately 72 inches tall and were sold in stainless steel and bronze finishes. Model number 1117 and the date of manufacture in YYYY.MM format are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture included in the recall are between 2010.11 (Nov. 2011) and 2012.09 (Sept. 2012).

Sold at: Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting showrooms in the Pacific Northwest and online at DestinationLighting.com from November 2010 through September 2012 for about $190.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled lamp and return it to the store for a repair. The store will replace the on/off foot switch with a new plug and dimmer. Consumers who purchased the lamps online should contact Dolan NW for a replacement lamp.

Consumer Contact: Dolan NW LLC; toll-free at (888) 213-5758, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday to Friday, by email at floorlamprecall@destinationlighting.com or online at seattlelighting.com, globelighting.com, builderslighting.com or destinationlighting.com for more information.