Cordelia Lighting Recalls Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Lights Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

Lamp sockets in Commercial Electric brand shop lights can have loose connections. This can cause electrical arcing and fire.

Recall date: May 22, 2014
Recall number: 14-190
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  • Commercial Electric 2-Lamp Shop Light

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    Commercial Electric 2-Lamp Shop Light

  • The model number and SKU number are on a label on the top of the fixture.

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    The model number and SKU number are on a label on the top of the fixture.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Fluorescent Shop Lights

Hazard:

The lamp sockets can allow loose connections, posing a risk of an electrical arc and fire.

Consumer Contact:

Cordelia Lighting at (800) 345-0542, extension 3001 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

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Recall Details

Units

About 222,000

Description

This recall involves Commercial Electric brand basic hanging shop lights that use two, 48-inch, two-pin, T8, fluorescent lamps. The recalled shop light is a metal light fixture with four plastic lamp sockets and a white finish. It is 48 inches long, 4.25 inches wide and 2.5 inches high and has two 10.5-inch long chains for hanging. The lamp sockets must be snapped into place during installation. Model number CESL401-06 and SKU number 201-462 are printed on a white label on the top of the fixture.

Incidents/Injuries

Cordelia Lighting has received 888 reports of incidents, including 382 of units smoking, 328 of units catching on fire, 173 of units sparking and five of units with electrical arcing. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the shop lights and return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

The Home Depot from August 2013 through March 2014, for about $13.

Manufacturer

Cordelia Lighting Inc., Rancho Dominguez, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

  • Commercial Electric 2-Lamp Shop Light

  • The model number and SKU number are on a label on the top of the fixture.