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Safety Alert

West Elm Recalls 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: Table lamps

Hazard: The electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut or fray by the lamp's adjustable joint, posing a risk of electric shock to consumers.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: West Elm toll-free at 866-577-9276 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET every day, or online at www.westelm.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 43,000

Description: This recall involves West Elm's Industrial Task table lamps. The metal lamps have an on/off switch and an adjustable arm that locks at two angles. The head of the lamp has a tension that allows it to swivel to direct light. Some models have a USB port in the base. The lamps were sold in various colors and are about 33 inches tall and measure about 7 inches in diameter at the base. West Elm, the SKU# and the date of manufacture in Letter/YYYY format are printed on a sticker on the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture for the non-USB modes are C/2014 and later. All lamps with a USB port in the base are included in this recall. The SKU numbers for the recalled lamps are the following:




Industrial Task Lamp Workspace Antique Bronze


New Industrial Task Lamp USB Black/Antique Brass


New Industrial Task Lamp USB Polished Nickel


New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:Teal


New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:White


New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:Antique Brass


LED New Industrial Task Lamp: Polished Nickel 


LED New Industrial Task Lamp: White 


New Industrial Task Lamp: Antique Brass:LED:Antique Brass


New Industrial Task Lamp Black/Antique Brass:LED:Black/Antique Bras


New Industrial Task Lamp:Teal


New Industrial Task Lamp Black:CFL:Black


New Industrial Task Lamp:Plaster


Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Antique Brass


Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Black/Antique Brass


Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Evergreen


CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Evergreen


CFL New Industrial Task Lamp Turmeric

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 24 reports of the lamps shorting, sparking or getting hot. There have been no reports of injuries.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to West Elm for a full refund, including return shipping.

Sold At: West Elm stores nationwide, West Elm's catalog and online at www.westelm.com from June 2014 through October 2017 for about $130 for the lamp with a USB and for between $80 and $100 for the lamp without a USB.

Importer: West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Distributor: Woolino, of Westlake, Ohio

Manufactured In: China