Recall: LED Downlights for Recessed Cans
On 2015-09-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding LED Downlights for Recessed Cans due to a potential shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2014 for about $35.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Technical Consumer Products downlight bulb recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Exit & Emergency Lights category in 2015.
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What is the problem?
The internal wiring in the LED downlights can contact the downlight's metal trim, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Connected by TCP 5-inch and 6-inch LED Downlight retrofits for recessed cans. These replacement downlights are white and produce a soft white (2700 Kelvin) or bright white (5000 Kelvin) color temperature. Affected units have item number "CD611LC" and the date code printed directly on the black base of the lamp. Consumers will need to shut off power to the lights and disengage the lamp to check the item number and date code. "Connected automated home lighting system" is printed on the product packaging, along with the item number, UPC code and date code.
|CD611LC||UPC# 7-62148-26168-1||Connected 5"/6" Downlight||1410210
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54768r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at The Home Depot stores and electrical distributors nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2014 through June 2015 for about $35.
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 contact TCP to receive a free replacement lamp with installation instructions. Consumers should not touch the lamp while it is powered.
Technical Consumer Products at 800-397-2864 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.tcpi.com and click on "Recall" 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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