Recall: LED light bulbs
On 2017-07-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding LED light bulbs due to a potential electrical shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2016 for about $20.
About 4,000 units are involved in this R & D Products led light bulb recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Light Bulbs category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The LED light bulb's base can separate from the connector, posing an electrical shock hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all Outxpro 2-in-1 mosquito zapper LED light bulbs. The 10-watt bulb has a white grid housing that measures about 3.1 inches high, 3.1 inches wide and 6.1 inches deep. The grid housing has a blue light used to attract insects and an LED light below, for lighting. Item number DYT-80 and "Kinven" is printed on the product's packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Amazon.com from July 2016 through August 2016 for about $20.
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 light bulbs, turn off the power supply andcontact R&D Products for a free repair, including shipping, and instructions for removing and replacing the light bulb. R&D Products will reimburse consumers if a professional electrician is needed to remove the recalled light bulb's base.
R&D Products toll-free at 800-607-1848 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.outxpro.com and click on Recall Information for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 18 reports of the bulb separating from the connector. No injuries or property damage 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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