West Elm, the Brooklyn-based manufacturer of the recalled products, said the electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut or frayed by its adjustable joint, posing a risk of electrical shock.

The company is aware of at least two dozen reports of the lamps shorting, sparking or getting hot, according to a CPSC Recall Notice issued Tuesday.

Affected lamps were sold at West Elm stores across the U.S. and online from June 2014 through October 2017. Lamps that included a USB port sold for $130, while lamps without the port went for between $80 and $100.

Nearly 20 different lamp models are affected by the recall; see the recall announcement for a complete list. About 41,000 units were sold nationwide, CPSC said.

The commission recommends that consumers stop using and unplug the recalled table lamps immediately. They can be returned to any West Elm location for a full refund.

Source: ABC Action News

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