Consumer Products

Recall Date: May 7, 2015

Power Reclining Furniture Recalled by Franklin Due to Fire Hazard; Power Switch Can Fail

Source: CPSC

Recall number: 15129

Name of product:

Power reclining furniture

Hazard:

The rectangular switch used to operate the reclining function on various models of power reclining furniture can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Impact of Hazard:

Franklin has received two reports of switches igniting and three reports of switches smoking on showroom samples, resulting in minor property damage to the flooring. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug the recalled units and contact Franklin for a replacement operating switch.

Consumer Contact:

Franklin Corporation toll-free at (866) 551-2706 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://Franklincorp.com and click on the “Power Switch Recall” button.

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