West Elm recalls table lamps due to shock hazard

Recalled West Elm Industrial Task table lamps (Photo: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)
Recalled West Elm Industrial Task table lamps (Photo: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

There's a consumer alert for anyone who shops at West Elm.

The furniture store on Monday recalled about 43,000 Industrial Task table lamps due to shock hazard.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut or frayed by the lamp's adjustable joint, posing a risk of electric shock. 

There have been 24 reports of the lamps shorting, sparking or getting hot. There have been no reports of injuries.

West Elm said the Industrial Task table lamps were sold at its stores nationwide, by catalog and online from June 2014 to October. All lamps with a USB port are included in the recall, as well as lamps that do not have a USB port with a date code of C/2014 or later on the bottom. Click here to view a list of the units being recalled.

Anyone who purchased the lamp is urged to immediately stop using it and return it to West Elm for a full refund, including return shipping. 

For more information, call West Elm toll-free at 866-577-9276 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET every day, or visit www.westelm.com/pages/safety-recalls.


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