GE Lighting Recalls High-Intensity LED Replacement Lamps Due to Impact Hazard

The lamp can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard.

Recall date: March 16, 2016
Recall number: 16-120
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

High-intensity LED lamps

Hazard:

The lamp can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard.

Consumer Contact:

GE Lighting at 800-338-4999 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, email lightingconcerns@ge.com, or online at www.gelighting.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information. 

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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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.  

Remedy

Consumers should immediately contact GE Lighting for a free repair kit and installation guide.

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(s)

GE Lighting, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured in

China

  • GE Lighting high intensity discharge (HID) LED replacement lamp

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  • GE HID LED replacement lamp carton (front)

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