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Halco Recalls LED Bulbs Due To Injury, Burn Hazards

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:15pm
Consumer Product Safety Commission

Norcross, GA. (Halco Lighting) -- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Halco Lighting Technologies® is announcing a voluntary product recall on ProLED 14W PAR30 and 18W PAR38 lamps with date codes ranging from 6/2009 to 3/2012.

This recall involves PAR30 and PAR38 lamps that can be identified by the name “ProLED” stickered on the plastic housing of the lamp with the product number and date codes ranging from 6/2009 to 3/2012. These lamps are used in a variety of applications including retail displays, down lighting in recessed cans, or as outdoor security lighting. No other ProLED lamps are affected by this recall.

Affected Model Types

The affected model types are as follows:

Product #Product CodeBeginning Production Code DateEnding Production Code Date
80643PAR30/14WW/NFL/LED12/201012/2011
80644PAR30/14WW/FL/LED09/201010/2011
80645PAR30/14WW/VWFL/LED05/201007/2011
80646PAR30/14NW/NFL/LED11/201003/2012
80647PAR30/14NW/FL/LED03/201103/2012
80648PAR30/14NW/VWFL/LED09/201008/2011
80674PAR30/14WW/SP/LED203/201004/2011
80676PAR30/14WW/FL/LED203/201009/2011
80678PAR30/14NW/SP/LED203/201012/2010
80680PAR30/14NW/FL/LED203/201011/2010
80757PAR30/14WW/FL/GU24/LED06/201103/2012
80758PAR30/14NW/FL/GU24/LED06/201107/2011
80670PAR38/18WW/FL/LED05/200905/2011
80671PAR38/18NW/FL/LED05/200909/2011

Pictures identifying the affected product are seen below.

Reason for Recall

The lamps are being recalled because there is a potential for the metal housing and assembly portion of the LED bulb to separate from the plastic driver housing installed in the lighting fixture, which could result in the product falling from the ceiling, presenting possible risk of property damage or injury to anyone standing under the fixture. To date, Halco is unaware of any injuries involving the Subject Product or of any fires. Nonetheless, in an abundance of caution, Halco is voluntarily recalling and replacing all Subject Products free of charge in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Corrective Action

Halco is mailing letters to distributors or direct-drop customers who purchased the affected products beginning on July 8, 2014. Distributors and consumers may also request a return authorization number online by clicking the appropriate button below, or by calling 844-277-0177, Monday through Friday from 8 am - 5 pm EDT. Halco will replace the affected products at no charge.

About Halco Lighting Technologies®

Halco Lighting Technologies® is a leading manufacturer of lamps and ballasts designed for industrial/commercial, residential and specialty lighting applications. Halco&rsqou;s extensive product line includes the following brands: Halco®, ProLume®, HaloXen®, ProLED®, Prism®, ProFormance®, Eco-Shield®, SureColor® and CoverShield®. Established in 1974, the company has U.S. distribution centers in Atlanta, Carlstadt, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles and Phoenix. For more information, visit www.halcolighting.com.

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