GE Lighting LED Lamp Recall [US & Mexico]


FlagMexicoUS FlagUS/Washington & Mexico/Mexico City: 6729 - GE|LightingHighIntensityLED|LampsGE Lighting recalls an estimated 35,500 High-Intensity LED Replacement Lamps due to lamp separation, socket detachment, impact and injury hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/ZSkYE; PROFECO: http://ht.ly/ZSl5c

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/GE-Lighting-Recalls-High-Intensity-LED-Replacement-Lamps/

Direct Mexico link [PDF]:  http://www.profeco.gob.mx/alertas/alertas16/marzo16/Alerta%2008%20GE%20Lighting%20%28CPSC%20Y%20PROFECO%29.pdf

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves GE Lighting High Intensity Discharge (“HID”) LED Lamps.

The recalled High Intensity Discharge Lamps are used in lighting fixtures for warehouses, schools and gymnasiums. The Lamps are 5-1/2 inches in diameter by 11-1/2 inches long and weigh about three (3) pounds.

Each Lamp was sold in a blue and white carton with the designations, “ED37/EX39 base” on the front and “PC:21259” on the back above the bar code. Recalled Lamps have the GE logo and the following information on the white plastic base of the lamp: LED165/M400/740, 165W, 4000K, 20000 Lumens, China and date code K213 or K245.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled LED Replacement Lamps are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the Lamps can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and injury hazard. The firm has received four (4) reports of Lamps separating from their lamp base and falling. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled LED Lamps, please do not use it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Mexico’s Profeco.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact GE Lighting at 1-800-338-4999 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at lightingconcerns@ge.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.gelighting.com and click on the “Product Recall” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-120
PROFECO alert number: 08/2016
Recalls Direct RIN: 6729-2016
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