Cree LED T8 Tube Lamp Recall [US & Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Cree LED T8 Tube Lamp Recall [US & Canada]Cree recalls approximately 711,500 Cree LED T8 Tube Lamps due to burn hazard, a serious health and safety hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/PbmI2; HCSC: http://ht.ly/PbmIE

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Cree-Recalls-LED-Lamps/#

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/53671r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves some Cree LED T8 Lamps used indoors to replace traditional two pin T8 fluorescent tubes.

The recalled white Lamps have a cylindrical shape and measure approximately 48 inches long. The affected units are marked as “BT848 Series Lamp” with the product part number on the Lamp itself or printed on a white label affixed to the Lamp.

A four digit date code is printed on the Lamp under a statement that reads “Compatible with Instant Start, Rapid Start and Dimmable Electronic Ballasts”. Product numbers and UPC codes printed on the product packaging included in the recall are listed below:

Consumer Lamps:

  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 2700K – US; BT848-17027FLW-BDG13-1C100; UPC: 849665002932
  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 4000K – US; BT848-17040FLW-BDG13-1C100; UPC: 849665002154

Commercial Lamps:

  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 2100 Lm, 3500K; LEDT8P-48-21L-35K
  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 2100 Lm, 4000K; LEDT8P-48-21L-40K
  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 3500K; LEDT8P-48-17L-35K
  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 4000K; LEDT8P-48-17L-40K
  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 3000K; LEDT8P-48-17L-30K
  • Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 5000K; LEDT8P-48-17L-50K

Date Codes: Any of the above product numbers with any of the following date codes are affected: 3314, 3414, 3514, 3614, 3714, 3814, 3914, 4014, 4114, 4214, 4314, 4414, 4514, 4614, 4714, 4814, 4914, 5014, 5114, 5214, 0115, 0215, 0315, 0415, 0515, 0615, 0715, 0815, 0915, 1015, 1115, 1215, 1315, 1415, 1515, 1615.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional brands and/or designs of the recalled Lamps are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, electrical arcing may cause the Lamp to overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard. Cree has received four (4) reports of the Lamp overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Cree LED T8 Lamps, please do not use them. Instead, kindly disconnect or switch off the fixture, remove the recalled T8 LED Lamp, put it in a safe place and contact the firm to receive a full refund or replacement Lamp.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at 1-888-338-7883, 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at T8LED@cree.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.cree.com and click on the Recalls link.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

___________________________________________________________

Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-159
HCSC ID number: RA-53671
Recalls Direct RIN: 5508-2015
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page: http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service: http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site: http://www.LivingSafely.org/
E. & O. E.

☞ Want to e-mail or share this recall? Simply use the “Share this” options below.
☞ Is this recall relevant to you? Click on the “Like” button below.

 

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: