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Cree Recalls LED Light Fixtures

  • Recalled CXB Series LED Light Fixture
  • Label on light fixture
  • Label identifying manufacturing lot number
Name of Product:
LED High-Bay Luminaires
Hazard:
The glass lens on the fixture can break, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 26, 2014
Units:
About 10,000
Consumer Contact

Cree Technical Support toll-free at (800) 425-4653 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or cxbseriesrecall@cree.com or online at www.cree.com and click on "Support" and then "CXB Series Recall" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves CXB Series LED high-bay indoor light fixtures with model numbers CXB-23L-40K-U-1-HC and CXB-23L-40K-U-1-JP. The light fixtures are used in airport, industrial, municipal, and retailer settings, are silver colored, have a tempered glass lens and measure about 16 inches x 18 inches x 7 inches. The affected products can be identified by the manufacturing lot number found underneath the UPC label on the rim of the fixture.  Only products with a manufacturing lot number starting with the following codes are included in this recall:

 

AG45, AG48, AG49, AG50, AG51, AG52

AH01, AH02, AH03, AH04, AH05, AH06, AH07, AH08, AH09, AH10, AH11, AH12,

AH13, AH14, AH15, AH16, AH17, AH18

L1H01, L1H02, L1H03, L1H04, L1H05, L1H06, L1H07, L1H08, L1H09, L1H10,

L1H11, L1H12, L1H13, L1H14, L1H15, L1H16, L1H17, L1H18

 

The Cree logo, model number and 23000 lumens are printed on UL label on the rim of the fixture.

Remedy:

Stop using the light fixtures immediately and contact Cree for free replacements. Cree is contacting purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 15 reports of the tempered glass lens breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Wholesale electrical distributors and lighting contractors to businesses from January 2014 through April 2014 for approximately $350.

Importer:

Cree Inc., of Durham, N.C.

Importer

Cree Inc., of Durham, N.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-746
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