Chandeliers Sold Exclusively at Lowe's Recalled Due to Injury Hazard
Kichler Lighting is recalling approximately 48,900 Aztec Light Chandeliers sold exclusively by Lowe's Home Improvement under the PORTFOLIO brand name.
The chandelier's fixture loop that connects the hanging chain to the lamp can fail during use causing the chandelier to fall from the ceiling and injure bystanders.
The recalled chandeliers are metal with an olde bronze finish. The chandeliers come with etched amber glass shades and a decorative faux marble ball in the center. The upper arms of the fixture are single long curves and the lower arms of the fixture are 'S' shaped. 'Aztec' and model number 34330 are printed on a sticker located inside the ceiling canopy at the top of the chandelier.
The chandeliers were sold at Lowe's Home Improvement stores nationwide and online from July 2006 through August 2011.
Consumers should prevent people from going into the immediate area under the chandeliers and contact Kichler Lighting for information on how to obtain a free repair kit or replacement for chandeliers that have fallen.
For additional information on this recall, contact Kichler Lighting's Home Center Division toll-free at 800-554-6504.
Can you Use Money That Is Mistakenly Deposited Into Your Account?
Have you ever noticed that your bank account somehow had 'extra' money in it even though you knew for a fact it wasn't yours? If so, you are not alone. It happens more often than you would think. All it takes is for a bank teller to type in one wrong number at the time a deposit is being made.
Is the 10 and 2 Driving Position Now Dangerous in Newer Cars? If Your Car Has Airbags, You May Want To Change This Habit.
Advances in airbag technology have made 10 and two quite dangerous, according to the American Driver and Traffic Safety Association. The old position puts the driver's fingers, hands and arms in the way of the airbag, which deploys at speeds of nearly 250 mph.
It's Possible To Remove Minor Car Scratches With Whitening Toothpaste
Have you ever considered using toothpaste on your car to take out a few of those minor scratches? If the scratch hasn't yet penetrated the clearcoat, there is a good chance that you can fix the problem with a little bit of elbow grease and whitening toothpaste.
The Better Business Bureau Can't Really Do What You Think It Can Do
Tell all of your friends and family that you have some type of consumer complaint. We bet that at least half of them will tell you to contact the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for some kind of resolution. But can the BBB really help consumers? It really isn't what you think it is.