September 3, 2013
Target Recalls Threshold Floor LampsName of product: White 2-Bulb Floor Lamp
Hazard: The lamp can short when a standard one-way bulb is fully tightened in the lampís three-way socket, posing a fire and shock hazard to consumers.
Units: About 25,000 and 541 in Canada.
Description: This recall includes white plastic, turned-spindle design floor lamps with white fabric drum lamp shades and two 3-way pull-chain switches. Lamp is illuminated by two 3-way 100-watt or 29-watt CFL bulbs and stands approximately 60 inches tall. The model number PL1071 is located on a sticker on the bottom of the lamp.
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and Target.com from September 2012 through May 2013 for about $70.
Importer: Target Corp. of Minneapolis, Minn.
Manufacturer: J. Hunt & Company of Bono, Ark.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamp, unplug it and return it to any Target store for a full refund.Consumer Contact: Target at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.target.com and click on Product Recalls under the Help tab, then click on Home & Kitchen for more information.