Recall watch: Lamps, pain reliever pulled
Updated 2:52 pm, Tuesday, December 5, 2017
West Elm is recalling about 43,000 of its Industrial Task table lamps because the electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut or frayed by the lamp’s adjustable joint, posing a risk of electric shock. West Elm has received 24 reports of the lamps shorting, sparking or getting hot. There have been no reports of injuries.
The metal lamps have an on/off switch and an adjustable arm that locks at two angles. The head of the lamp has a tension that allows it to swivel to direct light. Some models have a USB port in the base. The lamps were sold in various colors and are about 33 inches tall and measure about 7 inches in diameter at the base. A full list of the types and product numbers of the recalled lamps is available at http://bit.ly/2zOcIJ2.
The lamps were sold in West Elm stores nationwide, West Elm’s catalog and online at www.westelm.com. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to West Elm for a full refund, including return shipping. Call West Elm at 866-577-9276 or visit online at www.westelm.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page.
Pain reliever’s packaging not child-safe
Natural Solutions for Life is recalling about 56,000 packages of Synodrin Pain Relieving Cream because the packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain relieving cream contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.
No injuries or incidents have been reported so far. The recalled product is in a white jar with a blue label with “ Synodrin Lidocaine Maximum Strength 4% Pain Relieving Cream” printed on the front. They were sold in a blue box with yellow letters “Lidocaine” and white letters “Maximum Strength 4% Pain Relieving Cream.” The brand name Synodrin is printed on the jar and the box. The box and jar have UPC code 8 64751 00032 6 printed on the right side.
The product was sold at a variety of stores nationwide, including Rite-Aid and Stop & Shop. Consumers should immediately place the recalled pain relieving cream out of the reach of children and contact Natural Solutions for Life to obtain a free replacement cap. Natural Solutions for Life at 855-499-6435 or visit http://www.Synodrin.com and click on“About Us” and then “Recall Information.”