The pins on one end of the lamp can be energized during installation/removal, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.
This recall involves GE Lighting’s 31243 LED13T8U840 LED two pack tube lamps. These units are most often used in garages, basements, workshops and utility rooms. The GE logo and model information are printed on a label near the tube’s base.
|Brand||Model Product Code and Description|
|GE Lighting||31243 LED13T8U840/2PKL|
Consumers should immediately contact GE Lighting to receive instructions on safely removing the LED tube lamps, and to receive a refund in the form of a $17 Lowe's store credit. Consumers should make sure the light switch is “off” before attempting to change LED tube lamps.
Lowe’s stores nationwide and Lowes.com from approximately November 2017 through April 2018 for about $15.
GE Lighting, of East Cleveland, Ohio
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.