Product Recalls — January 2018

Posted on Dec 21 2017 in Product Recalls

Older pendant light fixtures recalled

Two models of imported Flos Romeo pendant lamps sold between 1996 and 2006 have been recalled because the glass diffuser can detach and fall. The recall involves lamps with a plastic ring holding the glass diffuser in place.

Call 888-952-9541; or go to and click on “Notice to Customers”.

Portable generators can overheat

Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators have been recalled. Westinghouse has received four reports of the generators overheating and catching fire. No injuries have been reported. The iGen2500 has a bright blue plastic cover; the iPro2500 has a plastic gray cover. The generators were sold online and in various home and hardware stores from June 2017 through October 2017 for between $580 and $600.

Call 855-944-3571; or go to www.westinghouse and click on “Product Safety” located at the top of the page.

Outdoor camera adapter fire risk

Netgear has recalled power adapters for outdoor Arlo cameras. Water can leak into the weatherproof connector on the power adapter and cause a short circuit, melting and overheating, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves only the VMA4700 after-market model sold separately. The cords were sold nationwide and online from June 2017 through October 2017 for about $20.

Call 866-243-0513; or go to and click on the recall tab at the top of the page.

Table lamps pose shock hazard

West Elm has recalled Industrial Task table lamps. The electrical wire that runs through the lamps can be cut by the lamp’s adjustable joint, posing an electric shock risk. No injuries have been reported, but West Elm has received 24 reports of the lamps shorting, sparking or getting hot. The lamps were sold at West Elm stores nationwide, West Elm’s catalog and online at from June 2014 through October 2017 for about $130 for the lamp with a USB port and for between $80 and $100 for the lamp without a USB.

Call 866-577-9276; or go to and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom.