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#148378 - 11/04/04 09:23 PM Recall of Hampton Bay Light Fixtures
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CPSC, Cordelia Lighting Announce Recall of Hampton Bay® Light Fixtures Sold at Expo Design Centers
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firms below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Hampton Bay® halogen light fixture

Units: About 1,400

Importer: Expo Design Center, a division of The Home Depot, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufacturer: Cordelia Lighting, of Rancho Dominguez, Calif.

Hazard: The decorative metal rings on the ends of the lamp fixtures can detach. Consumers could suffer minor burns if they touch the hot rings.

Incidents/Injuries: Five reports of incidents involving in-store displays have been reported by store associates. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves the Hampton Bay® three-head, flush-mount, halogen light fixture with silver metal rings on the lamp fixtures. It is 15.75-inches wide by 6 inches high. The lights have frosted glass shades. The position of the three lamps on the fixture can be adjusted by turning and bending the lamp heads. A clear label on the fixture reads “MADE IN CHINA,” and “E91785.”

Sold at: Expo Design Center stores from February 2004 to August 2004 for about $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Customers should stop using the light fixtures and return them to the nearest Expo Design Center store for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Home Depot toll-free at (800) 553-3199 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Media contact: Jean Osta, Public Relations, The Home Depot, at (770) 384-3407.


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