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Designs Direct Recalls Rooster-Themed Lamps Sold Exclusively at Fred's Inc. Due to Risks of Shock and Fire

 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of Product: Living Traditions 21-inch Rooster Lamps

Units: About 2,000

Manufacturer:  Designs Direct, of Covington, Ky.

Hazard: The electrical cord can fray near the base of the lamp, posing a fire or shock hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Living Traditions 21-inch rooster-themed lamps. The brown polyresin lamps have an off-white shade and a carved 9-inch rooster affixed to the base. A label on the underside of the base reads "Distributed By Fred's Inc" and "SKU 61589."

Sold exclusively at: Fred's Inc. stores nationwide between October 2011 and November 2011 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamp and contact Designs Direct for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Designs Direct toll-free at (888) 770-7062 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.regcen.com/roosterlamp.

Photo available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12105.html.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 770-7062
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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