Philips Endura, Ambient LED Lightbulb Recall [US]

US CPSC RecallUS/Washington: Philips Lighting recalls some Endura, Ambient LED Lightbulbs due to electric shock hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/o04eW

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Philips-Lighting-Recalls-Endura-and-Ambient-LED-Bulbs

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the this recall involves some Endura 12-watt and Ambient 12.5-watt LED dimmable Lightbulbs. The bulbs are orange in color and have the words, “MADE IN CHINA”, “Fabrique in Chine” followed by a slanted letter “S” and the model number of “9290001829” printed on the gray plastic band on the neck of the bulbs.2403 - PhilipsEnduraAmbientLEDLightbulb

A date code of “2L” for the Endura bulbs or “2K” or “2L” for the Ambient bulbs is printed on the metal screw base. The bulbs give off a white light and are used indoors to replace incandescent bulbs.

Specifically, the following Philips Endura, Ambient LED Lightbulbs are subject to this recall:

  • Endura LED 12W A19 2700k Dimmable 120V; model number: 9290001829; ordering code: 12A19/END/2700-800 DIM; UPCs: 46677 40994; date code: 2L
  • Ambient LED 12.5W A19 2700k Dimmable 120V; model number: 9290001829; ordering code: BC-12.5A19/AMB/2700-800 DIM; UPC: 46677 42215; 2K and 2L

According to the CPSC, a lead wire in the recalled Lightbulb’s housing can have an improper fitting, which can electrify the entire lamp and pose a shock hazard.

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CPSC recall number: 13-265
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2403
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