GE Lighting branded LED Tube Lamp Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: GE Lighting branded LED Tube Lamp Recall [US]GE Lighting, of East Cleveland, Ohio recalls an estimated 92,000 GE Lighting LED Tube Lamps due to unexpected pin energizing and consequential risk of electric shock and electrocution, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/IQ2730koG0K

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/GE-Lighting-Recalls-LED-Tube-Lamps-Due-to-Shock-and-Electrocution-Hazards-Sold-Exclusively-at-Lowes-Stores

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain GE Lighting’s 31243 LED13T8U840 LED two-pack GE Lighting branded LED Tube Lamps, designated as Cool White Universal T8/T12 LED Tube Lamps. An estimated 46,000 packages of two-tube Lamps (for a total of 92,000 individual Lamps) were sold exclusively at Lowe’s Stores.

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 Lamp Tube’s base.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products 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 pins on one end of the Lamp can be energized during installation/removal, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.

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 visit the company’s Web site at http://www.gelighting.com and click on the “Product Safety Information” link or by e-mail at e-mail at lightingconcerns@ge.com.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-170
Recalls Direct RIN: 10275-2018
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