Recall: Halco ProLED Bulbs
On 2014-07-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Halco ProLED Bulbs due to a potential impact and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2009 for about $20 to $100.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Halco Lighting Technologies led bulb recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Light Bulbs category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (844) 277-0177
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What is the problem?
The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 14 Halco LED bulb models used in recessed lights, as outdoor security lighting and in retail displays. The bulbs have a metal cone-shaped housing, are silver in color, either 14 or 18 watts, and have clusters of 6 to 16 LEDs. "ProLED" is printed on a label on the plastic housing of the bulb along with model numbers, product names, and date codes. The PAR30 bulbs measure about 4.75 inches long and 3.75 inches wide. The PAR38 bulbs measure about 4.75 inches long and 4.75 inches wide. The following models are included in the recall:
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These items were sold new+ at Lighting retailers and distributors nationwide from June 2009 through March 2014 for between $20 and $100.
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:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled LED bulbs, remove the bulbs from the fixture and contact Halco for free replacement LED bulbs.
Halco toll-free at (844) 277-0177 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.halcolighting.com and click on LED Bulb Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received reports of five incidents of the LED bulbs separating from the socket. 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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