Recall: Cool White Universal T8/T12 LED Tube Lamps
On 2018-06-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cool White Universal T8/T12 LED Tube Lamps due to a potential hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2017 for about $15.
About 50,000 units are involved in this light recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Lamps category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The pins on one end of the lamp can be energized during installation/removal, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 contact GE Lighting to receive instructions on safely removing the LED tube lamps, and to receive a refund in the form of a $17 gift card. Consumers should make sure the light switch is "off" before attempting to change LED tube lamps.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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