Recall date: June 6, 2013
Recall number: 13-211

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Metal Halide Lamps
Hazard:
The internal wiring can arc causing the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter. This poses fire and laceration hazards.
Remedy:
RefundReplace
Consumer Contact:

Philips Lighting Company at (800) 372-3331, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at e-mail qualityadvisory2013@philips.com, or online at www.philips.com/recall for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 8,100
Description:

The recalled items are egg-shaped, clear glass, 150-watt industrial metal halide lamps. They are about five inches long and have a medium base. Recalled lamps were manufactured between November 2012 and March 2013. "Philips," "150W" "ALTO M142/0," "Hg," "USA 3A-1" and "MHC150/U/MP/4K" are stamped on the lamp. Each lamp comes in a protective cardboard sleeve. The Philips logo appears at the top of the protective sleeve on all sides. "MasterColor," "Ceramic Metal Halide ED-17 Protected," "Hg - Lamp Contains Mercury" are on the side of the sleeve. "MHC150/U/MP/4K ALTO" and Universal Product Code (UPC) "46677 37724" are on a label on the side of the sleeve.

Incidents/Injuries:

Philips has received one report of a failure that damaged a lamp. The company has received no reports of injury or property damage.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and contact Philips for a full refund or a replacement. Philips will issue a refund as a credit to all distributors with recalled lamps in their inventories and will replace recalled lamps that have been installed at no cost to the consumer.

Sold At:

Professional electrical wholesale supply distributors for use by industrial and commercial property owners from November 2012 to April 2013 for about $20. The lamps have been installed in retail stores and recreational facilities.

Importer:

Philips Lighting Company, of Bath, N.Y.

Manufacturer:

Philips Lighting Company, of Bath, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
United States