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Safety Alert

IKEA Recalls Floor and Table Lamps due to Shock Hazard

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: Gothem floor and table lamps

Hazard: Cables damaged during manufacturing can come in contact with the metal body of the lamp, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on "Press Room" at the bottom of the page, then "Product Recalls" at the top of the page for more information.

Units: About 30,600

Description: The lamps are brush-finished nickel plated and have a dimmer switch. The floor lamp is 49 inches tall, and the table lamps are 14 or 18 inches tall. "Gothem" and the IKEA logo are printed on the label attached to the underside of each lamp base.

Incidents/Injuries: Three reports of minor shock have been received worldwide.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled floor and table lamps and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from October 2015 through February 2016 for between $20 and $50.

Manufacturer: IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Manufactured in: China