December 6, 2017 — West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco, California, is recalling approximately 43,000 of their Industrial Task Table Lamps due to an electrical shock hazard.
The problem is that the adjustable joint can cut a wire inside the lamp, posing a risk of electrical shock.
According to a recall notice posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
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.”
The table lamps are metal and have an on/off switch, an adjustable metal arm, an adjustable head, and some models have USB ports in the base. All lamps with a USB port in the base are being recalled.
The following desk lamps are included in the recall:
|3967424||Industrial Task Lamp Workspace Antique Bronze|
|9353603||New Industrial Task Lamp USB Black/Antique Brass|
|9353645||New Industrial Task Lamp USB Polished Nickel|
|4638800||New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:Teal|
|4639352||New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:White|
|4639329||New Industrial Task Lamp:USB:Antique Brass|
|830703||LED New Industrial Task Lamp: Polished Nickel|
|830760||LED New Industrial Task Lamp: White|
|1127851||New Industrial Task Lamp: Antique Brass:LED:Antique Brass|
|1128008||New Industrial Task Lamp Black/Antique Brass:LED:Black/Antique Bras|
|6379200||New Industrial Task Lamp:Teal|
|1219963||New Industrial Task Lamp Black:CFL:Black|
|8170136||New Industrial Task Lamp:Plaster|
|1127778||Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Antique Brass|
|1128040||Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Black/Antique Brass|
|1128255||Non CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Evergreen|
|1128289||CFL New Industrial Task Lamp:Evergreen|
|830737||CFL New Industrial Task Lamp Turmeric|
For more information, consumers can 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.
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