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Verilux Happy Light VT20
Furniture, Furnishings & Decorations
Indoor Lighting
Other Electric Lighting Equipment (4039)
VERILUX INC    
Happy Light
VT20
VT2002444403420
melted cant read
 
melted cant read 
Gift
Unspecified
9/1/2014 This date is an estimate
Verilux Happy Light VT20
My daughter was cleaning her room and laid the light down on a bed so she could vacuum and left it there on its face not realizing she had by accident turned on the lamp. The lights are great when they are on but another few minutes and we would have had a fire. As it is the house has smelled of acrid burned plastic. The plastic lens got hot and melted over the 4 bulbs and turned brown while melting the rest of the lamp. I realize the manual is full of all sorts of warnings, but in reality the lights get used. The light had been off for hours, so it was not hot when it was laid down. The switch simply got bumped.

If it had a safety switch like portable heaters this would never have been an issue.
9/27/2014
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Unspecified
Unspecified
Female
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
I notifed them of the probem but am reporting it as well for comsumer safety
Yes
N/A

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