WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the public that Bel Air Lighting Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.
Name of Product: Portfolio outdoor wall mounted lanterns
Manufacturer/Importer: Mfr. - Zhongshan De Gao Lighting Co. Ltd.; Zhongshan Huayi Lighting Co. Ltd. Importer - Bel Air Lighting Inc., Valencia, Calif.
Hazard: An internal electrical short circuit can present a risk of fire and electric shock.
Incidents/Injuries:. Seven reports of incidents, including two reports of fire. No injuries.
Description/Models: Recalled items are cast aluminum rust colored outdoor wall mount lanterns with beveled glass. A question mark shaped piece of metal connects the lantern body to the wall mounting plate. Recalled lanterns are 19.25-inches tall by 9.75-inches wide by 9.25-inches deep and use three light candelabra bulbs.
One of the light sockets has a label marked "E194303." 15 ¾" tall by 7 ½" wide by 8" deep lamps with one light socket are not recalled.
Sold by: Lowe's stores and at Lowes.com under the Portfolio brand (item 253366); in lighting showrooms as item 44181.
When was distributed: June 2006 through May 2012.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Immediately stop using the lanterns; contact Bel Air for free replacements.
Consumer Contact: Contact at (888) 770-7018 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.regcen.com/belairlighting
Remarks: The recalled units are certified to Canadian Standards by Underwriters' Laboratories. For more information about the UL product certification process please visit: www.ul.com.
Image with caption: "Lowe's #253336/Transglobe #44181 (CNW Group/Bel Air Lighting)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120627_C4124_PHOTO_EN_15718.jpg
For further information:
Michael J. Gidding