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Ott-Lite floor lamp(s). Multiple models utilizing Ott-Lite bulb H34J3K. We have 5 various OttLite brand floor lamps utilizing this bulb and two of the five have had bulbs fall out and break.
Furniture, Furnishings & Decorations
Indoor Lighting
Floor Lamps or Table Lamps, Electric (Excl Halogen) (4071)
OTTLITE TECHNOLOGIES    
Ott-Lite
Ott-lite model 20g91423
 
 
JoAnn's
Unspecified
8/11/2010 This date is an estimate
My wife adjusted her Ott-LIte lamp at her desk and the proprietary CFL fell out shattering in front of her on her desktop. This is the second Ott-lite lamp that the bulb has fallen out of and shattered. Poor design of a proprietary bulb base to force consumers to only use the Ott-lite brand bulb results in a bulb which is not secure in the fixture and falls out easily.

The CFL's contain mercury which is harmful and difficult to clean up in addition to the broken glass.

See reviews on http://www.joann.com/ottlite-25w-replacement-bulb/prd30888/ for more users that have had the same experience.
8/30/2012
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
My Spouse
Female
46 years
Yes
No
No
No
No
Comment from OTTLITE TECHNOLOGIES 10/16/2012
OttLite Technologies Inc. follows the requirements of the CPSC. In order to provide an in-depth customer complaint analysis retrieval of suspect product is required. OttLite will provide a response letter to the CPSC report.

CPSC does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of the Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database on SaferProducts.gov, particularly with respect to information submitted by people outside of CPSC.