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Outdoor Hanging Lantern Recalled by Quoizel Inc.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Quoizel Inc. of Goose Creek, S.C., announced a voluntary recall of about 150 Outdoor hanging lanterns today.

Hazard: The glass lantern can separate from the top support ring and fall, injuring people who are nearby.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recall involves outdoor hanging lanterns labeled as "Northridge" in the Quiozel 2009 Catalog with the model number #AGNT1912K. The lantern is made of black aluminum; yellow, orange and white glass; and red, orange and beige agate stones. It is 19.5" tall and 12" diameter. The model number is located on the side of the lantern's box, on a tag attached to the lantern, on the instruction sheet and on the lantern's ceiling mount.

Sold at: Specialty lighting retail shops and online from June 2008 to January 2010

Manufactured in: China.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the outdoor hanging lantern and contact Quoizel Inc. for a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Quoizel Inc. toll-free at (877) 316-2589 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.quoizel.com.

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