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CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China

The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.

Table Lamps
West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., has recalled about 43,000 table lamps because the electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut or fray by the lamp’s adjustable joint, posing a risk of electric shock to consumers. The recalled Industrial Task table lamps have an on/off switch and an adjustable arm that locks at two angles. The head of the lamp has a tension that allows it to swivel to direct light. Some models have a USB port in the base. The lamps were sold in various colours, are about 33 inches tall and measure about seven inches in diameter at the base. West Elm, the SKU# and the date of manufacture in Letter/YYYY format are printed on a sticker on the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture for the non-USB modes are C/2014 and later. All lamps with a USB port in the base are included in this recall. The lamps were sold at West Elm stores nationwide, through the West Elm catalogue and on-line at www.westelm.com from June 2014 through October 2017.

Power Adapters
Netgear Inc. is recalling approximately 7,300 power adapters in the United States as well as about 400 power adapters in Canada because water can leak into the weatherproof connector of the adapter and cause a short circuit, melting and overheating, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves all model VMA4700 NETGEAR Arlo outdoor power adapters that were sold separately as aftermarket accessories for the Arlo, Arlo Pro and Arlo Go wire-free outdoor cameras. “Arlo” is printed on the front of the black adapter, the model number can be found on the packaging, and part number 332-10985-01 is marked on the back of the adapter. The adapter comes with a weatherproof connector on one end and an adapter on the other end. These products were sold at Fry’s electronics stores nationwide as well as on-line at Frys.com and Amazon.com from June through October 2017.

MWE Investments has issued a recall for about 4,500 portable generators because they can overheat and pose a fire hazard to consumers. This recall involves Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators used to power appliances, cell phones or other electronic devices. The iGen2500 generator has a bright blue plastic cover as well as “Westinghouse iGen2500” printed in white lettering on its side and front. The Westinghouse iPro2500 generator has a plastic grey cover as well as “Westinghouse iPro2500” printed in white lettering on its side and front. The generators weigh about 49 pounds and measure about 20 inches long by 18 wide inches by 11 inches tall. They were sold exclusively on-line at Amazon.com, apelectricgenerators.com, Climate Right.com, Homedepot.com, Houzz.com, Menards.com, PowerEquipmentDirect.com and Walmart.com from June through October 2017.

Children’s Pyjamas
One Stop Shop LLC has announced a recall of about 350 children’s pyjamas because they fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear. This recall involves children’s 100 percent cotton knitted, two-piece, long-sleeve top and pant pyjama sets. They were sold in three different styles: Santa Claus print with a white button and black and gold belt screenprint; Elf screenprint with a white Peter Pan collar, three red buttons and a black and gold belt; and reindeer screenprint on the top with a Faire Isle pattern on the pant and a reindeer on the top. “Mad Engine,” “RN 129993” and the size can be found on the neck label. The pyjama sets were sold in children’s sizes XXS, XS, S, M, L and XL. Mad Engine claims the recalled pyjama sets, which were sold at Foreman Mills stores nationwide from September 2016 through November 2017, are counterfeit.

Ceiling Fans
Hunter Fan Company is recalling approximately 168,000 ceiling fans in the United States and about 1,900 ceiling fans in Canada because the owner’s manual instructs consumers to install the light globe incorrectly. The light globe can fall as a result, posing an impact injury hazard. This recall involves Hunter Contempo ceiling fan models 59176 and 59174. The model number can be found on a label on top of the motor housing.  The fan comes with five reversible blades and has a 54-inch blade span. Model 59176 comes with cherry and dark walnut blades and model 59174 comes with light grey oak and grey walnut blades. These fans were sold at Costco stores nationwide and on-line at Costco.com from January 2016 through January 2017.

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