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Safety Alert

Sportex Recalls Salt Rock Lamps 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: Lumiere Salt Rock lamps

Hazard: The dimmer switch and/or outlet plug can overheat and ignite, posing shock and fire hazards.

Remedy: Refund, Repair

Consumer Contact: Sportex at 800-652-3490 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday or online at www.sportexus.com and click on "Salt Rock Lamps" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 3,900 (80,000 lamps were previously recalled in January 2017)

Description: This recall involves Lumière brand Rock Salt Lamps in three styles: Basket of Rocks, Carnival of Lights and Rock of Gibraltar. The lamps are pink in color and are mounted on a wooden base or in a black metal basket. The lamps were sold in black cardboard boxes with a photo of the lamp on the front of the box and the UPC bar code number on the bottom of the box. Lamps with the following UPC numbers are included in the recall.



Rock of Gibraltar Lamp


Carnival of Lights


Basket of Rocks



Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and return them to the store where purchased to receive a full refund or a replacement kit.

Sold At: At Home, Christmas tree shops, Michaels and other stores nationwide from July 2016 through December 2016 for between $15 and $30.

Importer(s): Sportex US, of New York

Manufactured In: Pakistan