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Safety Alert

Ceiling-Mounted Light Fixtures Recalled by Dolan Designs Due to Fire and Shock 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: Ceiling-Mounted Light Fixture

Hazard: The fixture's socket wire insulation can degrade and lead to charged wires becoming exposed, causing electricity to pass to the metal canopy of the fixture. This poses a fire and electric shock hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Repair, Replace

Consumer Contact: Dolan Designs Inc; toll-free at (855) 553-6526, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; or e-mail flushmountrecall@dolandesigns.com.

Units: About 8,000

Description: This recall involves round ceiling-mounted light fixtures sold in satin nickel, bronze, polished brass, antique brass, white, or bronze finishes with a domed white or amber glass shade. The light fixture is 14 inches in diameter and 5.75 inches high and has two sockets marked "BO AN" which take 75 watt bulbs. The 16 recalled light fixtures were sold as Dolan Designs models 502-30, 522-09, 522-14, 522-18, 522-22, 522-30, 522-32, 522-60, 522-78, 5332-133, 5372-66, 5372-78, 5382-20, 5382-55, 5382-100 and 5392-20. The brand name and model number are on the inside of the fixture pan, visible when the glass shade is removed.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of defective fixtures. No injuries have been reported to the firm.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light fixtures and return them to the place of purchase to obtain a free replacement fixture, or contact Dolan Designs to schedule a free in-home repair.

Sold at: Builders Lighting, Globe Lighting, Seattle Lighting and other lighting showrooms nationwide and on-line at destinationlighting.com between September 2008 and October 2009 for about $47.

Importer: Dolan Designs Inc., of Portland, Ore.

Manufacturer: Dongguan Young Long Electric Co. Ltd.

Manufactured in: China