Recall: HEICO Lighting, Neon Sign Power Supply Transformers
On 2013-01-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding HEICO Lighting, Neon Sign Power Supply Transformers due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2011 for about $60 to $150.
About 4,000 units are involved in this emd technologies neon light power supply transformer recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Industrial Lighting category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 665-1166
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What is the problem?
The transformers do not meet the UL standard for this product and pose a fire risk.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves neon power supply transformers designed to power commercial signs. They are in black metal boxes about 4.5 inches long by 3.5 inches wide with rows of vents on all sides. "HEICO LIGHTING" and the model information are printed on a plate on the transformer. The recalled models include PLATINUM-9000-30, PLATINUM-10000-30, PLATINUM-12000-30, TFT-04PL-6000-30, and TFT-06PL-9000-30.
These items were sold new+ at HEICO lighting directly to ten distributors nationwide from December 2011 through May 2012 for between $60 and $150.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumer should stop using these recalled power supply transformers and unplug them immediately until a free replacement transformer has been professionally installed. Contact HEICO lighting to schedule the free installation of a replacement transformer.
HEICO lighting; toll-free at (800)665-1166, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.heicolighting.com and click on Products for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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