Massive Recall: Your Himalayan Salt Lamp May Harm You

Himalayan rock salt lamps have become so popular that many people start to use them frequently, some for their looks, and some for their health benefits. Yet, you need to be aware of the fact that the brand matters when this product is concerned.

Namely, the Consumer Product Safety Commission asked thousands of Himalayan rock salt lamps to be recalled, and that to be done as soon as possible.

This specifically applies to three lamps from Lumière that were reachable at Michaels in the period between July and November 2016. If by any chance you have ordered them via Amazon, then you should be concerned, as well.

These specific lamps have shocked or caught fire, and they were immediately recalled by Michael’s stores. They recalled over 80,000 pink Himalayan salt lamps after these incidents.

Carnival of Lights, Lumière Basket of Rocks, and Rock of Gibraltar have dimmer switches and other plugs that very frequently overheat and ignite.

The recalled Himalayan rock salt lamps are made from pink salt blocks.

If you have already bought this type of lamps, please check the barcodes of your lamps, and return the product to US Michaels stores. The store will return your money.

According to Michael’s spokesperson, quoting:

“Working together with the CPSC, we have recalled the line of Lumière Himalayan Salt Lamps sold between July 2016 and November 2016.”  “The safety and well-being of our customers is our top priority and we have taken immediate steps to remove this product from our stores, inventories, and supply chain. We apologize to anyone who have been affected by this situation and are providing full refunds.”

What you need to check to secure yourself that you have not purchased the above mentioned lamps?

The first thing you need to check are the SKU and UPC numbers:

  • Carnival of Lights — SKU 495433, UPC 00886946058325
  • Basket of Rocks — SKU 495146, UPC 00886946056277
  • Rock of Gibraltar Lamp — SKU 495144, UPC 00886946056253

Search for these numbers on the box of your salt lamp, or on the lamp itself. If you have these numbers, unplug your lamp and go to the Michael’s store and receive your refund.

The main purpose of these lamps is to cleanse the air in your home, and provide you with smooth dim light. They are very beneficial as they have thepower to increase the number of negative ions in the room where you keep them; moreover this has been scientifically proven. Therefore, they are so popular and widely used.

But, what exactly makes these lamps so powerful?

These are the main powerful aspects of the heated Himalayan pink salt lamps:

  • They can accumulate ions, and take in moisture from the air in your home.
  • “Marry” positive ions to their negative ions.
  • Successfully neutralize the negative effect of “electro-smog” in your home.
  • They have the ability to attract humidity making their surface moist.
  • Offer soothing effect.
  • Decrease irritants and allergens.

Here are the three main action principles related to the function of the Himalayan salt lamps.

  1. Ionization

Once they are heated, the first thing that happens is the salt absorbing the water, and then it evaporates. Thanks to this changing process, the lamp releases the ions. The salt turns into solution after getting in touch with the water molecules.

The positively charged ions- sodium, and the negatively charged ions-chloride, are neutralized, and as such released into your environment. This will reduce pollutants from your air like irritants and allergens.

  1. Electromagnetic oscillation

What is Schuman resonance frequency? It actually means that every life form on the planet is attached to an electromagnetic field of vibration. The modern electronics and industrialization expose artificial electromagnetic wavelengths and other frequency values which can be harmful to people. In this case, Himalayan salt lamps when heated have neutral atomic structure, and thereby regulate the artificial frequencies, and neutralize the “electro-smog.”

  1. Transparent-crystalline structure develops the light waves

The light waves of the rainbow spectrum (300-700 nanometers) are vital for the human body. Body cells acquire new energy through electromagnetic wavelengths. The wavelengths of the salt rock go within the upper nanometer zone (600-700 nanometers), and release positive, calming wave.

If up to now you have bought them solely for their appearance, now you will start to value them more.

Source:
myhealthymag.com

Other sources included:
organicandhealthy.org

 

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