Name of Product: Pendant light fixtures
Hazard: The glass diffuser can detach and fall, posing an impact injury hazard.
Consumers should avoid walking under the fixtures until they are repaired. Consumers should contact the firm or the place of purchase for a free repair kit that can be installed by consumers.
Units: About 4,000
This recall involves the Flos Romeo Moon model S2 and Romeo Louis II model S2 pendant lamps. The model number is printed on a label on the shade. The lamps have an internal glass diffuser covered by a flared glass or crystal shade that suspends from the ceiling by steel wires. Consumers can tell if their lamp is part of the recall by examining the underside of the ring holding the glass diffuser. If this piece is plastic only, it is part of the recall.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: Design Within Reach, Lumens, Ylighting, and other lighting stores and online at Flos.com from January 1996 through December 2006 for between $800 and $1,900.
Importer: Flos Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Manufactured in: Italy
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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