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Halogen Table Lamps Sold at Lowe’s Stores Recalled 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. Name of product: Halogen Table Lamps
Units: About 97,000
Importer: L G Sourcing, Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Manufacturer: Winsource Industries, Ltd., of Hong Kong
Hazard: These lamps can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: L G Sourcing has received one report of a minor fire with the halogen table lamp. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled table lamps have a plastic base and two extendable arms connecting the base to a halogen lamp. The lamps were sold in white, red, blue, orange and purple. Item number 101988 is printed on the bottom of the lamp base.
Sold exclusively at: Lowe’s retail outlets nationwide from April 2006 through March 2007 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the lamps immediately and return them to any Lowe’s retail outlet to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact L G Sourcing toll-free at (866) 284-9162 anytime, or visit www.lowes.com



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Send the link for this page to a friend! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC's web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.asp. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.
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