- July 17, 2017
- Posted by: aqiservice
- Category: Inspection Cases, Quality Control News
Home Depot Recalls
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The halogen bulbs sold with the chandeliers can melt parts of the fixture, posing fire and burn hazards.
July 5, 2017
The Home Depot recalls involves Hampton Bay 3-Light Crystal Chandeliers and Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal Chandeliers. The Hampton Bay 3-light chandelier has model number 03179-4 and the Home Decorators collection’s model number is 19161-4. The model numbers can be found on the top of the unit. The chrome ceiling fixtures have dangling crystals, weigh about 16 pounds and have three or four 50-watt halogen bulbs.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chandeliers and contact Lumicentro Internacional S.A. for a free upgrade kit which includes 5 watt LED bulbs, suction cup, upgraded installation manual and new warning labels. The new labels identify that the fixture is only rated for LED bulbs with a maximum of 6.5 allowable wattage.
There have been 39 reports of plastic on the unit burning and melting, wires burned, or overheating in the 4-Light Chandelier and one report of the unit catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
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Home Depot stores in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands sold the Hampton Bay 3-Light Crystal chandeliers from September 2013 through February 2017. Home Depot stores nationwide sold the Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal chandeliers from October 2015 through February 2017. Both sold for about $220.
Home Depot Product Authority, LLC of Atlanta, Ga.
Lumicentro Internacional S.A., of Panama