Hazard: The lamp burner’s male threads can disengage from the female threads on some lamp bases, allowing the burner to disconnect from the base, posing a burn hazard to the user.
Remedy: Customer should stop using the affected burner and contact Crownplace Brands for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: Crownplace Brands, Ltd at 800-457-5267 from 9:00 AM Eastern Time to 4:30 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Units: Less than 500
Description: Aladdin MaxBrite 500 lamp burner.
- Solid brass with brass finish.
- Approximately 4” tall and 3 ¼” diameter at widest point.
- The threaded part of the burner is less than 9 mm (less than 3/8”) long
Note: A similar product with threads over 10 mm (just over 3/8”) long is not being recalled. These burners are similar in appearance except for thread length. The box has a lot number on it, the words “New and Improved”, a different bar code and the words “Up to 15% brighter”.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of thread failure. The user received 1st degree burns that did not require medical treatment on his hand.
Sold at: Nationwide at hardware, antique and general merchandise stores and websites like Amazon.com from July 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016. As an individual item, it sold for about $95. It may also have been sold as part of a lamp assembly, at prices between $129 and $400.