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Jimco Lamps recalls accent tables with charging receptacles

An electrical issue resulting in reverse polarity can pose a shock hazard

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Jimco Lamp & Manufacturing Co., of Austin, Texas, is recalling about 100,000 J Hunt Home and J Hunt and Co. accent tables with charging receptacles sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The convenience charging receptacles and/or USB ports installed in the accent tables can have an electrical issue resulting in reverse polarity, which can pose a shock hazard to the user.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves multiple styles and colors of side accent tables with convenience charging receptacles and USB ports.

The product is made of MDF, solid wood, veneers, and other materials. Some of the units have mirrored accents, one drawer or two drawer units.

All of the recalled units contain convenience receptacles for AC and DC electricity for ordinary receptacles and for USB charging pins.

The units are sold with hangtags marked as “J Hunt Home” or “J Hunt & Co.” The different styles of the recalled units measure about 14 inches by 14 inches by 28 inches high for many of the units up to 24 inches by 15.5 inches by 74 inches high on certain other bookcase style units. They weigh between 13 and 26 pounds.

All recalled units have a white adhesive label on the underside or back of the unit with the item number and date codes between April 2019 and November 2020.

The date code is listed as a two-digit month followed by a slash and a four-digit year code such as 04/2019.

A complete list of affected item numbers may be found here.

The tables, manufactured in China, were sold at HomeGoods, TJ Maxx, Marshalls and other home furnishings stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other online sites from May 2019, through December 2020, for between $60 and $130.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the charging receptacles and ports and contact Jimco Lamp for a full refund or free replacement accent table.

Consumers may contact Jimco Lamp toll-free at (833) 659-0753 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at recall@nbg-home.com, or online at https://jhunthome.com/ and https://jimcolamp.com/ and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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