Recall: All-Pro and Defiant Solar-powered Outdoor LED Light Fixtures
On 2018-10-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding All-Pro and Defiant Solar-powered Outdoor LED Light Fixtures due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2015 for about $70 to $100.
About 400,000 units are involved in this Cooper Lighting light fixture recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Installed Lights & Fixtures category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture's housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves solar-powered, motion-activated outdoor LED light fixtures sold under the All-Pro and Defiant brands. The model number is displayed on the interior of the fixture. The Defiant MST1000LWDF, All-Pro MST800L, and All-Pro MST800LW all have two light sources on top of a housing with a round motion sensor on the bottom of that housing. The All-Pro WPS2040M has a flat housing with the LED light source in the center of the housing and an integrated motion sensor lens and dimmer above the motion sensor. All the light fixtures are connected by wire to a solar panel.
These items were sold new+ at Home Depot, Lowe's, and other stores nationwide from September 2015 through July 2018 for about $70 to $100.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighting fixtures and contact the Eaton Customer Service Center for a free replacement battery pack. Eaton will ship the replacement battery pack with step-by-step battery replacement instructions.
Cooper Lighting toll-free at 866-461-7819 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at LTemail@example.com or online at www.cooperlighting.com and click on "Safety Notices" under the Resources tab for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Cooper Lighting has received seven reports of light fixtures overheating and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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