Quoizel Inc. Recalls Outdoor Hanging Lantern Due to Fall Hazard

The glass lantern can separate from the top support ring and fall.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2011
Release #11-085
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 316-2589
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Quoizel Inc. Recalls Outdoor Hanging Lantern Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Outdoor hanging lantern

Units: About 150

Importer: Quoizel Inc. of Goose Creek, S.C.

Hazard: The glass lantern can separate from the top support ring and fall, injuring people who are nearby.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recall involves outdoor hanging lanterns labeled as "Northridge" in the Quiozel 2009 Catalog with the model number #AGNT1912K. The lantern is made of black aluminum; yellow, orange and white glass; and red, orange and beige agate stones. It is 19.5" tall and 12" diameter. The model number is located on the side of the lantern's box, on a tag attached to the lantern, on the instruction sheet and on the lantern's ceiling mount.

Sold at: Specialty lighting retail shops and online from June 2008 to January 2010

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the outdoor hanging lantern and contact Quoizel Inc. for a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Quoizel Inc. toll-free at (877) 316-2589 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.quoizel.com

Picture of recalled lantern