Michaels announces rock salt lamp recall due to shock and fire hazards

Recall lamps Rock Salt Michaels Michaels announces rock salt lamp recall due to shock and fire hazardsNearly 80,000 Rock Salt Lamps are now under recall by Michaels and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) upon discovering the lamp’s dimmer switch and/or outlet plug may overheat and ignite during use. The recalled lamps now pose both shock and fire hazards to unsuspecting consumers.

The rock salt lamp recall includes three separate rock salt lamps all sold under the Lumière brand name. Each of the recalled rock salt lamps are pink color and mounted either on a black metal basket or on a wooded base. All were sold in black cardboard boxes featuring a photo of the rock salt lamp. The recalled lamps’ UPC bar code can be found printed on the bottom of the box.

The following product descriptions, SKU and UPC codes are included in this rock salt lamp recall:

Description SKU UPC
Rock of Gibraltar Lamp 495144 00886946056253
Carnival of Lights 495433 00886946058325
Basket of Rocks 495146 00886946056277

Though the rock salt lamp recall was announced in an abundance of caution for consumer safety, there have been no reports of injuries or incidents linked to the lamp’s safety issues. The lamps were manufactured in Pakistan.

From July 2016 through November 2016, the recalled rock salt lamps were sold for between $15 and $30 exclusively at Michaels store locations across the U.S.

Consumers in possession of one or more of the recalled rock salt lamps should immediately unplug them and return them to any Michaels store to receive a full refund.

For more information on the rock salt lamp recall, contact Michaels at 800-642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page.

Source: CPSC