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"Recall Alerts"

12-15-2010

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. Lamps Recalled by CDX Group Due to Fire and Shock HazardsLamps Recalled by CDX Group Due to Fire and Shock Hazards


(1) LAMPS RECALLED BY CDX GROUP DUE TO FIRE AND SHOCK HAZARDSLAMPS RECALLED BY CDX GROUP DUE TO FIRE AND SHOCK HAZARDS

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.

Name of Product: Desk and Table Lamps

Units: About 1,600

Wholesaler: CDX Group Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Hazard: Substandard electrical wiring, connections and plugs in these lamps pose a fire and shock risk to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves eight different desk and table lamps including item numbers 207, 303, 9774, 1108, 1109, 049-1, 054-8 and 2001-271B. The item numbers are printed on the lamps' packaging.

Sold at: CDX Group's showroom, New Chens Discount, Concordia Trading Inc. and Grace Mini Market in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Dollar King in Lexington, Ky. from April 2010 through July 2010 for between $5 and $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and contact CDX Group to return the lamps to the place where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact CDX Group toll-free at (877) 253-4599 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.picture2009.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11068.html














DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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