Lea Industries Recalls Lighted Night Stands Due to Burn Hazard

The 20-watt halogen bulb under the night stands can overheat, scorch carpet, and poses a burn hazard.

Recall date: August 07, 2014
Recall number: 14-252
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    Lea Industries Willow Run (toffee) night stand

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    Lea Industries Willow Run (white) night stand

  • Lea Industries Americana (medium oak) night stand

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    Lea Industries Americana (medium oak) night stand

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Lea lighted night stands

Hazard:

The light fixture under the night stand can overheat and scorch carpet, posing a burn hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Lea Industries toll-free at (888) 770-7116 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.leafurniture.com and click on “Safety” for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 500 in the United States and 20 in Canada

Description

This recall involves lighted night stands sold in three different styles and finishes. The night stands are made of wood, have two drawers, a power strip on the back panel and a 20 watt halogen bulb on the underside of the bottom panel. Recalled models include: 244-421 Willow Run in a toffee finish, 245-421 Willow Run in a white finish and 237-420 Americana in a medium oak finish.  They measure about 22 inches wide, 16 inches deep and 27 inches high. “Lea” and the model number are printed on a label on the back of the night stands. There are two touch buttons on either side of the side panels which operate the nightstand’s lamp.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received three reports of the lighting fixtures underneath the night stands overheating and scorching carpets.  No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately unplug the night stand light from the outlet and contact Lea Industries to arrange for a free repair and a $50 gift card. Only night stands with a light fixture are included in this recall.

Sold at

Furnitureland South and other major furniture stores nationwide and online at Hayneedle.com and others from March 2013 through April 2014 for about $350.

Importer

Lea Industries, of High Point, N.C.

Manufactured in

Vietnam

  • Lea Industries Willow Run (toffee) night stand

  • Lea Industries Willow Run (white) night stand

  • Lea Industries Americana (medium oak) night stand