May 22, 2003Sea Gull Lighting Has Recalled Ceiling
The CPSC has released the following information:
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise
Name of product: Ceiling Light Fixtures
Units: About 7,100
Distributor: Sea Gull Lighting Inc., of Riverside, N.J.
Hazard: The wiring in the lights can short, posing a fire hazard to
Incidents/Injuries: Sea Gull has received two reports of the fixtures
shorting out, though there have been no reports of fire or injuries.
Description: The recalled ceiling-mounted light fixtures come in six
different models - 5359-01, 5359-02, 5359-15, 5370-15, 5370-98, and 5372-02
- which can only be accurately identified on the packaging or receipts. The
white glass lights have an antique brass, polished brass, white, or brushed
stainless finish and do not have any exposed screws. The light fixture is
twisted into the base and locks in place. Because the light fixtures have no
visible label or identifying marks on the outside, consumers are advised to
look at the photo above or contact the company for more information.
Sold at: Electrical supply dealers and contractors sold and installed the
fixtures from July 2002 through February 2003. These fixtures were not sold
at retail stores.
Manufactured in: China.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the lights immediately and contact the
Sea Gull Lighting dealer from whom the light fixtures were purchased or the
company, to receive a free replacement fixture.
Consumer Contact: Call Sea Gull Lighting at (800) 347-5483 between 8:30 a.m.
and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit its website at