Product Safety Hazard
Coca-Cola Electro Plasma Lamps recalled
March 21, 2006
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,
in cooperation with Emess Design Group LLC,
of Ellwood City, Pa., is recalling Coca-Cola
ElectroPlasma Lamps. Consumers should stop
using recalled products immediately unless
There is a burn hazard caused by an electric
arc between the metal bottle cap and a human
contact point. An electric burn is possible
if the distance between the metal cap and
the contact point is sustained at about 1/8-inch
away from the metal cap.
The firm has received reports of two incidents
involving an electrical arc to the finger,
including one report of a minor burn.
These lamps, which were
manufactured in China, are in the shape
of a Coca-Cola bottle. They are about 13.5
inches high. The inside of ElectroPlasma
lamps simulate lightning bolts. A label
on the bottom of the black base of the
lamp reads, “Model No:
23-103,” and "Lipan Industrial
They were sold at Rite Aid stores in the
U.S. during January 2006 for about $40.
Consumers should stop using the recalled
lamp immediately and return the item to a
Rite Aid retailer for a full refund.
For additional information,
contact Emess Design Group’s Customer
Service Center at (800) 678-2579 between 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or
write to Emess Design Group, LLC at 1 Early
Street, Ellwood City, PA 16117, Attention Customer
Service Department. Additional information
can be found on the Emess
Design Group website.