By Alyssa Dalton
April 30, 2013 – Currey & Company has recalled chandeliers due to defective wiring that can conduct electricity to the chandeliers’ metal parts, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.
This recall involves 10 models of Currey & Company crystal or metal chandeliers. They were sold in various colours and measure about 21-in wide and 55-in high. The model name is on the exterior of the shipping carton. Item numbers are printed on a white label on the interior of the chandeliers’ canopy. Recalled chandeliers include:
Item number – (first four digits)
• 9150 and 9151 – model Guilia – colour Smoke – small and large size
• 9152 and 9154 – model Guistina – colour Yellow and Blue
• 9155 – model Giselle – colour Smoke
• 9061, 9062 and 9063 – model Valentina – colour Clear, Black and White – small size
• 9064 – model Passionata – colour White
• 9065 – model Ovation – colour Black
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About 100 affected units and 2100 affected units were sold in Canada and the United States, respectively. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chandeliers, turn off the chandelier’s power supply and contact Currey & Company to obtain a free replacement chandelier, including shipping, or free repair of the chandelier by a licensed electrician. At this time, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
The chandeliers were sold at home furnishing stores, lighting centres and by interior decorators nationwide, online at www.lightingdirect.com and www.Amazon.com, from January 2010 through February 2013 for about $500 to $3,250. They were manufactured in China by YQF Lighting Manufacturer Co. Ltd.
Contact Currey & Company toll-free at (866) 577-6430 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.curreyco.com and click on Important Safety Recall located at the bottom of the home page for more information.
Images courtesy the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).