Recall: Heath / Zenith Motion Security Lights
On 2012-07-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Heath / Zenith Motion Security Lights due to a potential electric shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2011 for about $30.
About 8,000 units are involved in this HeathCo motion security light recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Installed Lights & Fixtures category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (855) 833-8657
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What is the problem?
Internal wiring can be damaged during installation, bulb replacement or adjustment, posing an electric shock hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Heath / Zenith 270┬░ Motion Security Lights with model number SL-5414-WH. It replaces a standard outdoor wall mounted light fixture and is designed to turn on when motion is detected at night. The product has two cone-shaped lightbulb receptacles attached to a round mounting plate. A small, rectangular motion sensor is attached to the mounting plate between the lightbulb receptacles. The unit is made of aluminum and plastic. It comes in white only. The brand name and model number are on a label located on the back of the motion sensor.
These items were sold new+ at Home Depot Stores from September 2011 through April 2012 for about $30.
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 light, turn off power to the unit at the circuit breaker or fuse panel and contact HeathCo for a free replacement light fixture.
For additional information, contact HeathCo toll-free at (855)833-8657 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the company's website at www.heath-zenith.com/hzproductnotice
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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