H-E-B branded Halogen Lightbulb Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: H-E-B branded Halogen Lightbulb Recall [US]H-E-B recalls an estimated 2.5 million Halogen Lightbulbs due to component breakage and consequential laceration and fire hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/3KWq30jAfs0

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/H-E-B-Recalls-Halogen-Lightbulbs-Due-to-Laceration-and-Fire-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves GTC Halogen Lightbulbs.

  • The recalled Halogen Lightbulbs were sold in packages of 2 or 4 bulbs. The bulb packages were sold in 25 watt, 40 watt, 60 watt, 75 watt or 100 watt bulb varieties in either clear or “soft white” style/colors.

The Lightbulbs measure approximately 4.5 inches in length and 2.375 inches in diameter and the tops of the Lightbulbs have the word, “GTC” printed on them along with the wattage and lumens values. The bulbs are packaged in blue and red cardboard boxes that read: “GTC NATURAL LIGHT” across the top, along with the wattage and color of the bulb. Only bulbs with the following UPCs are included in the recall:

  • GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR SW 4PK, sold with a UPC of 4122043932
  • GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR SW 4PK, sold with a UPC of 4122065268
  • GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR SW 4PK, sold with a UPC of 4122017409
  • GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR CLR 4PK, sold with a UPC of 4122017463
  • GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR CLR 4PK, sold with a UPC of 4122017576
  • GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR CL 4PK, sold with a UPC of 4122065608
  • GTC A19 HAL 40W 1500HR CLR 2P, sold with a UPC of 4122084562
  • GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR CLR 2P, sold with a UPC of 4122029652
  • GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR CLR 2PK, sold with a UPC of 4122029783
  • GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR CL 2PK, sold with a UPC of 4122065177
  • GTC A19 HAL 25W 1500HR SW 2PK, sold with a UPC of 4122030062
  • GTC A19 HAL 40W 1500HR SW 2PK, sold with a UPC of 4122017464
  • GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR SW 2PK, sold with a UPC of 4122017397
  • GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR SW 2PK, sold with a UPC of 4122065271
  • GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR SW 2PK, sold with a UPC of 4122017418

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Halogen Lightbulbs can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Halogen Lightbulbs can shatter while in use in a lamp or light fixture, posing laceration and fire hazards to consumers.

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

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect the drinking water supply and the ecosystem.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact H-E-B at 1-800-432-3113 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.heb.com and click on Product Recalls link under the Customer Service heading at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Halogen Lightbulbs, please search for “light” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by H-E-B, please search for “H-E-B” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-131
Recalls Direct RIN: 10065-2018
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