WASHINGTON, D.C. — The following recall has been issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Name of Product: High-intensity LED lamps
Hazard: The lamp can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard.
Consumers should immediately contact GE Lighting for a free repair kit and installation guide.
Consumer Contact: GE Lighting at 800-338-4999 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, email email@example.com, or online at www.gelighting.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 35,000 (in addition, about 500 were sold in Mexico)
Description: This recall involves GE Lighting high intensity discharge (HID) LED lamps. The lamps are used in lighting fixtures for warehouses, schools and gymnasiums. The lamps are 5 1/2 inches in diameter by 11 1/2 inches long and weigh about 3 pounds. The lamps were sold in a blue and white carton with “ED37/EX39 base” on the front and “PC:21259” on the back above the bar code. Recalled lamps have the GE logo and the following information on the white plastic base of the lamp: LED165/M400/740, 165W, 4000K, 20000 Lumens, China and date code K213 or K245.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of the lamp separating from the lamp base. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Sold at: GE Lighting authorized dealers and electrical distributors nationwide, including Crescent Electric Supply Company, Graybar and W.W. Grainger Industrial Supply from September 2015 through December 2015 for between $250 and $300.
Importer: GE Lighting, of Cleveland, Ohio
Manufactured in: China
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