Recall date: July 15, 2015
Recall number: 15-182

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Cooper Lighting, Portfolio and Utilitech fluorescent lighting fixtures
Hazard:
The socket can overheat, arc and melt, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Consumer Contact:

Cooper Lighting toll-free at (866) 461-7819 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cooperlighting.com and click on "Safety Notices" under the Resources tab for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 1.62 million (in addition, 27,000 units were sold in Canada)
Description:

This recall involves indoor 2-light fluorescent light fixtures that range in size from 18 inches to 4 feet long. The fixtures were sold in white and can be mounted from heights between 8 and 12 feet. A date code between 182 11 (July 1, 2011) and 090 15 (March 31, 2015) is affixed to the fixture near the ballast in a DDD YY format. Catalogue and model numbers are located on the second line of a label affixed to the inside of the fixture. Catalogue and model numbers included in the recall: DLE217RLP, DLE217RLPB, DLE 232RLP, DLE232RLPB, SL232R, SL232R/1, SL232RPC, SL232RTP, SLNR232R, SLNR232R/1, SLNR232RCHR, SLW232R, SLW232R/1, SNF115R, SNF117R, SNF125R, SNF217R, SSF217R, WP217R, WP217RNKLLU, WP232R, WP232RLU, WP232RNKL, WP232RNKLLU and WP232RNKLRL.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm received seven reports of sockets overheating, melting or arcing. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the light fixture and contact Cooper Lighting for a free replacement.

Sold At:

Ace Hardware, Lowe's, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, True Value and other retail stores nationwide from July 2011 through April 2015 for between $13 and $67.

Importer(s):

Cooper Lighting LLC, of Peachtree City, Ga.

Manufactured In:
China