Shawson Lighting

July 08, 2009 16:16 ET

Shawson Lighting: Product Safety Alert

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 8, 2009) -

Editors Note: two photos are included with this Press Release.

Shawson Lighting has announced a safety alert regarding two exterior wall lanterns sold through Home Depot Stores Canada. Home Depot sku #'s 546-725, and #546-727.

When: 1265 pieces were sold through Home Depot stores across Canada during the months of May and June 2009.

Hazard: The Wiring Instructions for these products have a typing error as follows:

Wrong instructions:

Attach fixture wire to house wire following these steps:

( A ) connect ground wire to ground wire (screw) in electrical box.

( B ) connect white (neutral) wire to black wire in electrical box.

( C ) connect black (hot) wire to black wire in electrical box.

Correct instructions:

Attach fixture wire to house wire following these steps:

( A ) connect ground wire to ground wire (screw) in electrical box.

( B ) connect white (neutral) wire to white wire in electrical box.

( C ) connect black (hot) wire to black wire in electrical box.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description/Models: Outdoor Lighting Fixture, finished in either black or white, with white glass.

Remedy: Follow the correct wiring instructions or return the product to Home Depot for replacement

Consumer Contact: Joel Ang / Shawson Lighting : 1-888-609-6168

Remarks: The recalled units are certified to Canadian Standards by Underwriters Laboratories. All current inventory in Home Depot Stores has since been corrected and is not of any hazard to the consumer.

To view an image of the white outdoor wall lantern, please visit the following link: http://www.marketwire.com/library/20090708-SLW-800.jpg

To view an image of the black outdoor wall lantern, please visit the following link: http://www.marketwire.com/library/20090708-SLB800.jpg

Contact Information

  • Consumer Contact:
    Shawson Lighting
    Joel Ang
    1-888-609-6168