Burn Hazard: Lighted Nightstand Recalled by Lea Industries

the manufacturer has received three reports of fires

Burn Hazard: Lighted Nightstand Recalled
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August 07, 2014

what's being recalled?

A lighted nightstand sold at Furnitureland South has been recalled because it posed a burn risk to flooring and furniture.

reports of fire

The recall was announced after the manufacturer received three reports of the lighting fixtures underneath the nightstands overheating and burning carpets. No injuries have been reported.

About 500 stands were sold to consumers through Furnitureland South and other major furniture stores nationwide and online at the Hayneedle website from March 2013 through April 2014 for about $350.

The Lea Lighted Nightstands were sold in three different styles and finishes. The nightstands 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.

next steps

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

Contact Lea Industries toll-free at (888) 770-7116.

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