FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2002
PRODUCT: Luminaire Optical Assemblies - Holophane, of Newark, OH, a division of Acuity Lighting Group, Inc. has voluntarily recalled about 1,500 optical assemblies used in its Enduralume® and Low Profile Enduralume® Luminaires. The recalled products are optical assemblies used in these High Intensity Discharge luminaires for industrial and commercial installations. The optical assembly used in Enduralume and Low Profile Enduralume fixtures consists of a glass refractor and an aluminum reflector. Holophane sold these luminaires through electrical distributors nationwide from January 2002 through February 2002. They were made in the USA.
PROBLEM: The glass portion of the luminaire optical assembly may crack, presenting a laceration hazard.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: Holophane has received one report of cracked glass. No injuries have been reported.
WHAT TO DO: All distributors and customers who received these optical assemblies have been notified to stop using these products and have been sent replacement parts. If you have received replacement parts, stop using these luminaires immediately and install the replacement parts you have been sent. For additional information contact Holophane at (866) 898-8084 Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.
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