Lumicentro Internacional with Home Depot Recalls Crystal Chandeliers Due to Fire and Burn 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: Crystal chandeliers
Hazard: The halogen bulbs sold with the chandeliers can melt parts of the fixture, posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy: Replace, Repair
Consumer Contact: Lumicentro Internacional toll-free at 888-356-6430 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lumicentro.com and click on the recall link for more information.
Units: About 10,500
Description: The recall involves Hampton Bay 3-Light Crystal Chandeliers and Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal Chandeliers. The Hampton Bay 3-light chandelier has model number 03179-4 and the Home Decorators collection's model number is 19161-4. The model numbers can be found on the top of the unit. The chrome ceiling fixtures have dangling crystals, weigh about 16 pounds and have three or four 50-watt halogen bulbs.
Incidents/Injuries: There have been 39 reports of plastic on the unit burning and melting, wires burned, or overheating in the 4-Light Chandelier and one report of the unit catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chandeliers and contact Lumicentro Internacional S.A. for a free upgrade kit which includes 5 watt LED bulbs, suction cup, upgraded installation manual and new warning labels. The new labels identify that the fixture is only rated for LED bulbs with a maximum of 6.5 allowable wattage.
Sold Exclusively At: Home Depot stores in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands sold the Hampton Bay 3-Light Crystal chandeliers from September 2013 through February 2017. Home Depot stores nationwide sold the Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal chandeliers from October 2015 through February 2017. Both sold for about $220.
Importer: Home Depot Product Authority, LLC of Atlanta, Ga.
Distributor: Lumicentro Internacional S.A., of Panama
Manufactured In: China