LED Light Bulbs Recalled by Lighting Science Group Due to Fire Hazard

The 120-volt LED bulbs sold as 6, 8 or 9 watts equivalent to 40 or 50 watts were sold under Definity, EcoSmart, Sylvania and Westinghouse brand names. There are reports of melted and damaged light fixtures and burned floors.

Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Fecha del retiro: marzo 19, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-142
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    Model A19 LED Bulb

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    Ecosmart packaging

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    Back view of the EcoSmart A19 package

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    Model G25 LED Bulb Photo

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    Sylvania packaging for G25

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    Model PAR20 120-Volt LED Bulb

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    Sylvania packaging for PAR20

Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

LED Light Bulbs

Riesgo:

The bulbs can overheat during use, posing a fire hazard.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Lighting Science Group toll free at (855) 574-2533 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.lsgc.com/recall

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 554,000

Descripción

The 120-volt LED bulbs, sold as 6- 8- and 9-watt bulbs (equivalent to 40 or 50 watts), were marketed under the brand names Definity, EcoSmart, Sylvania and Westinghouse. The model numbers A19, G25 and R20/PAR20 are found on the packaging and on the light-colored circular neck above the base of the bulb where the date code is also printed. The date code reflects the week and year of manufacture; for example date code L4010 was produced during the 40th week of 2010. The date codes listed below may have the letters "CH " or "MX " at the end. For example, date code L4010 can also appear as L4010CH or L4010MX. The date codes are:

 

L4010

L4110

L4210

L4310

L4410

L4510

L4610

L4710

L4810

L4910

L5010

L5110

L5210

L5310

L0111

L0211

L0311

L0411

L0511

L0611

L0711

L0811

L0911

L1011

L1111

Incidentes/Lesiones

Lighting Science Group is aware of 68 incidents of product failures, eight of which were accompanied by visible smoke or fire conditions. The incidents include damage to light sockets, melted fixtures, burned rugs/carpet/ floors, damage to a circuit and to a lamp. There have been no reports of personal injuries.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately remove the bulbs from sockets and lamps and contact Light Science Group for replacement bulbs.

Vendido en

Various retailers including hardware and lighting and electrical supply stores.

Importado por

Lighting Science Group Corporation, of Satellite Beach, Fla.

Fabricado por

Citizen Electronics and Lighting Science Group

Fabricación en

China (with a small number of products having final assembly in Florida or Mexico)

  • Model A19 LED Bulb

  • Ecosmart packaging

  • Back view of the EcoSmart A19 package

  • Model G25 LED Bulb Photo

  • Sylvania packaging for G25

  • Model PAR20 120-Volt LED Bulb

  • Sylvania packaging for PAR20