The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a voluntary recall of nearly 100,000 Bel Air Lighting outdoor wall mount lanterns due to a risk of fire, burn and electric shock.
An electrical short circuit can occur in the lantern's internal wiring, posing a risk of fire, burn and electric shock to consumers.
This recall involves outdoor wall-mount lanterns made of cast aluminum in a rust color with beveled glass. A question mark shaped piece of metal connects the lantern body to the wall-mount plate.
The affected light fixtures were sold between June 2006 and May 2012 at Lowe's Home Improvement stores under the Portfolio brand name with item number 253366 and in other lighting showrooms with item number 44181.
The brand name and item number are printed on the product's packaging. Lanterns included in the recall are 19.25-inches tall by 9.75-inches wide by 9.25-inches deep and have a three-light candelabra base cluster inside. Part number "E194303" is printed on the base plate and on a label affixed to one of the light sockets.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lanterns and contact Bel Air Lighting for a free replacement. For more information, consumers can contact Bel Air Lighting at 888-770-7018.