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Ethan Allen Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Electrical Shock

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: Harwood Floor Lamps

Hazard: A defect in the line cord insulation poses a risk of electrical shock.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Ethan Allen toll free at (888) 339-9398 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers may also contact a local Ethan Allen Design Center or visit www.ethanallen.com, click on "Company" and then click on "Recall" for more information.

Units: About 70

Description: The floor lamp is made of bronze-plated steel with a bronze finish. The lamp sits on a square metal base that is about 8 inches by 8 inches and has an adjustable bronze-plated metal post that goes up to 60 inches high. A second pole adjusts the tilt of the lamp. At the end of this second pole is a six-sided metal lamp shade about 6 inches in diameter and about 4 inches tall. On the underside of the base is a label with the name Ethan Allen, the item number 09-2562 and the date code 12/2013.

Incidents/Injuries: One reported incident of electrical shock.

Remedy: Consumers should unplug the lamp and return it to an Ethan Allen Design Center for a full refund, including delivery charges if shipped.

Sold at: Ethan Allen Design Centers between November 2013 and October 2014 for about $530.

Distributor: Ethan Allen of Danbury, Conn.

Manufactured in: China