Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

American Signature Recalls Table Lamps Due to Risk of Shock, Fire

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: 26-inch Table Lamp

Hazard: Improper wiring can pose shock and fire hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Value City Furniture at (888) 751-8552 or American Signature Inc. at (888) 751-8553 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.vcf.com or www.asfurniture.com and click on "Recall Information."

Units: About 730

Description: This recall involves 26-inch table lamps. The lamp has a 16-inch tall, rectangular shade and a square dark wood and mirror base with a mirrored circle pattern on the front. A silver on/off dial is on the lower front of the lamp's base. A label on the underside of the lamp base has "NOVA, Item Number 1010154 and UL E312412." The description on the customer sales invoice reads, "26" TBL LAMP-MIRROR CIRCLE."

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the power dial switch on the lamp causing a short to the ground wire or popping a circuit breaker. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled lamps and return the lamp to the nearest Value City Furniture or American Signature Furniture store for a full refund or store credit equal to their purchase price. American Signature is contacting all known consumers directly.

Sold at: Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture stores nationwide from February 2013 to March 2014 for about $100.

Distributor: American Signature Inc., of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured in: China