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Safety Alert

B & P Lamp Supply Recalls Lamp Sockets Due to Fire 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: Golo lamp sockets

Hazard: The lamp socket screw does not fasten tightly which can result in arcing or overheating, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumer Contact: B & P Lamp Supply at 800-822-3450 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at marcia@bplampsupply.com or online at www.bplampsupply.com and click 48207i Recall Notice for more information.

Units: About 3,000

Description: This recall involves Golo brand 3-way turn knob lamp sockets with part number GE-8015. The lamp sockets are brown. Golo, GE-8015 and 250V 250W are stamped on the top of the sockets near the wire terminals. These 3-Way Lamp Socket interiors were sold individually as a replacement/repair part only. This socket interior is a medium (E26) size lamp socket.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a loose screw. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled lamp sockets, disconnect them and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund or a replacement 3-way lamp socket.

Sold at: Lamp shops, lamp shade shops and lamp repair shops nationwide from May 2017 through December 2017 for about $2.

Manufacturer: Golo Electric Lighting Co., of Taiwan

Importer: B&P Lamp Supply Inc., of McMinnville, Tenn.