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The name of the lamp and brand is: Mainstays Floor Lamp with Reading Light--- 3-Way Switch, Silver Finish, UPC: 7 98919 03789 6 - and the item number is HW-F1219SLV. It was Made in China, but distributed by Wal-Mart-Stores, Inc out of Bentonville, AR 72716. Intertek # 3160822.

Plastic Shades.
Overall Height: 72 inches/183 centimeters
On/Off Switch on Reading Light
Furniture, Furnishings & Decorations
Indoor Lighting
Floor Lamps or Table Lamps, Electric (Excl Halogen) (4071)
ADESSO LIGHTING    
Mainstays
Floor Lamp with Reading Light
HW-F1219SLV
798919037896
 
 
Wal-Mart Stores
Ohio
3/11/2013
Last week I made a purchase from Walmart on Vine Street in Eastlake, OH. A simple floor lamp with a reading light. The floor lamp is 3-way compatible for a max of 150w, the reading lamp is a 1-way with a max of 60w. I purchased the different bulbs, the floor lamp bulb was a brand name 3-way, [REDACTED] bulb with a max of 150w. The reading lamp was a [REDACTED] basic type A 60w bulb. I have used this lamp on and off since I purchased it and have left the reading lamp on for hours at a time with no problem. Tonight I had both portions of the lamp on, 3-way turned to highest setting, and the reading lamp on. This lamp is located next to my night stand roughly 2 feet away from my bed. While just playing on my computer the lamp made a loud pop as it showered me in hot glass. The glass pieces ranged from sizes as big as quarters to tiny shards and slivers. There were 2 pieces that melted into my bedspread after noticing them less than 60 seconds after the loud pop. There was glass all over my pillow, blankets, my hair, my legs and shorts, my floor, and surrounding clothes. I still have the box for the lamp, we have the broken pieces of lightbulb showing that I did have an accurate bulb in there, pictures of the glass, and pictures of most of the damage. The only thing I do not have is the receipt from the purchase.

The damages done were melted glass shards into a comforter I received as a Christmas present this last Christmas, shards of glass embedded into my sheets and pillow cases, and (at the time) small red marks all over my lap from where the glass had originally landed. The glass in the comforter will not come out, as it is melted, and the sheets and pillow cases cannot be guaranteed shard-free due to the nature of how small some pieces were.

The name of the lamp and brand is: Mainstays Floor Lamp with Reading Light--- 3-Way Switch, Silver Finish, UPC: 7 98919 03789 6 - and the item number is HW-F1219SLV. It was Made in China, but distributed by Wal-Mart-Stores, Inc out of Bentonville, AR 72716. Intertek # 3160822.

I purchased the lamp and correct light bulbs March 11th, 2013 around 8:45pm, and the incident happened March 18th, 2013 around 12:15am.
3/18/2013
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
Self
Female
23 years
Yes
No
No
I plan to contact the manufacturer but cannot find accurate contact information.
No
Yes

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