GE Recalls In Total 35,000 High Intensity LED Lamps over Impact Hazard
Recall date: March 16, 2016
Recall number: 16-120
|GE Lighting high intensity discharge (HID) LED lamps that is being recalled in U.S. and Mexico. (All photos courtesy of 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.
GE Lighting at 800-338-4999 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, firstname.lastname@example.org, or online atwww.gelighting.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
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In conjunction with Mexico.
About 35,000 (in addition, about 500 were sold in Mexico)
|Details of the GE High Intensity LED Lamp label.|
This recall involves GE Lighting high intensity discharge (HID) LED lamps. The lamps are used in lighting fixtures for warehouses lighting, schools lighting and gymnasiums lighting. 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.
The firm has received four reports of the lamp separating from the lamp base. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Consumers should immediately contact GE Lighting for a free repair kit and installation guide.
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.
GE Lighting, of Cleveland, Ohio