The lamp’s label contains incorrect light bulb use information
June 19, 2018
Ashley Furniture Industries of Arcadia, Wis., is recalling about 1,000 Amnon floor lamps sold in the U.S. and Canada.
The label on the lamp states that consumers can use 40-watt light bulbs in the product. However, the socket is only designed to support 25-watt light bulbs Use of incorrect wattage light bulbs can melt the power switch, posing a burn hazard.
The company has received seven incident reports, including six in the U. S. of the lamps power switch melting with four of those resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Signature Design by Ashley Amnon floor lamps with a floor switch and 12 light bulb sockets.
The portable, electric floor lamps are metal with a bronze finish and measure about 64 inches tall.
Model number L207971 is printed on a label on the underside of the lamps base.
The lamps, manufactured in India, were sold at Ashley Furniture Home stores, independently owned and operated furniture stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Ashleyfurniture.com, Walmart.com, Wayfair.com and other online retailer websites from February 2017, through April 2018, for between $160 and $300.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled floor lamps and contact Ashley Furniture for instructions on how to receive a full refund of the purchase price. Ashley Furniture is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Consumers may contact Ashley Furniture at 800-477-2222 ext. 129155 from 7 a.m. to 5p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, or online at www.ashleyfurniture.com and click on the Consumer Notifications link at the bottom of the page for more information.