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This report is for the week of September 1 to September 5, 2013.
TARGET FLOOR LAMPS:
Target is recalling a White 2-Bulb Floor Lamp sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and in Canada from September 2012 to May 2013. The lamp can short when a standard one-way bulb is fully tightened in the lamp?s three-way socket, posing a fire and shock hazard.
This recall includes white plastic, turned-spindle design floor lamps with white fabric drum lamp shades and two 3-way pull-chain switches. The model number PL1071 is located on a sticker on the bottom of the lamp.
Consumers should return the lamp to any Target store for a full refund.
Consumers can also contact Target at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.target.com.
More information is available at www.recalls.org