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Safety Alert

Curio Design Recalls Modular Lights and Bases 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: Modular light kits and bases

Hazard: The modular lamp pieces can crack during assembly and the lamp bases have faulty wires, posing a shock and fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumer Contact: Curio Design at 510- 863-0150 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at hello@splytlight.com or online at www.splytlight.com and click on the "CPSC Recall December 2016" tab on the homepage for more information.

Units: About 1,500

Description: This recall involves three Splyt Light modules including the Table Starter Kits, Hanging Starter Kits, Expansion Kits and Tri-bases. The kits let you design your own light fixture by adding or subtracting Y-pieces and candelabra bulbs. The lights can be screwed directly into a light socket in the ceiling or used with the table base. The kits include large and small Y-shaped fixtures, a round-metal base and 8X10 watt globe E12 light bulbs.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled lights and contact the firm to receive a free replacement lamp or a full refund. Curio Design is contacting all known consumers directly.

Sold at: Kickstarter, SFMOMA, UncommonGoods and other specialty shops nationwide and online at www.Kickstarter.com and www.UncommonGoods.com from April 2016 through November 2016 for between $65 and $115.

Distributor: Curio Design Inc., of Culver City, Calif.

Importer: Curio Design Inc., of Culver City, Calif.

Manufactured in: Taiwan