This Floor Lamp is sure to stand out in your home whether it is turned on or off. The options are endless with this edgy, contemporary style. Black metal is mixed with a smoked mercury glass shade. A convenient 3-way rotary switch is located on the shade cup. The 3-way rotary socket switch will only work with a 3-way light bulb, otherwise this lamp will function with simple on/off switch at its highest setting. All lighting product is either UL or ETL listed, meaning that it has been tested and approved to meet the government-regulated safety standards for the USA.