CPSC, Brass Light Gallery Announce Recall of Wall Sconces
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Alabaster Wall Sconce Lights
Manufacturer: Brass Light Gallery Inc., of Milwaukee, Wis.
Hazard: The tie-downs, which secure the electrical wires to the mounting bracket, may come loose, causing the wire to touch the bulb and pose a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Brass Light has received two reports of wire tie- downs coming loose, though no injuries have been reported.
Description: The wall-mounted light fixtures have a translucent, natural alabaster stone cover. The recalled wall sconces include model numbers AL-3208, AL-5008, and AL-5108. Models AL-3208 and AL-5008 use one light bulb; whereas, Model AL-5108 uses two bulbs. The alabaster covers measure 8 inches in width and between 9 ½ and 15 inches in height.
Sold at: Lighting distributors nationwide and Brass Light Gallery mail order services sold the wall sconces from January 1998 through November 2003 for between $175 and $340.
Manufactured in: United States.
Remedy: Consumers should contact Brass Light Gallery for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.