Recall: Portfolio 7-inch Reflector Assembly with Glass Lens
On 2012-05-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Portfolio 7-inch Reflector Assembly with Glass Lens due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2008 for about $50 to $100.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Cooper Lighting light fixture reflector assembly recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Industrial Lighting category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 954-7228
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What is the problem?
The reflector can fall out of its fixture to the ground, which could result in an injury hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves circular, 7-inch diameter Portfolio aluminum reflector with glass lens designed to be inserted into a light fixture. This reflector is intended for use in indoor, commercial applications, such as office buildings, schools and shopping malls. There are four springs attached to the lip of the reflector. Reflectors marked with a barcoded stamp on their outside surface are not subject this recall. The recall includes reflectors with the following catalogue descriptions: 7080*G, 7081*G, 7280*G, 7281*G, 7380*G, 7381*G, 7780*G, 7781*G, MSP5429*, MSP5443*, OLD-7280KLI4G and 7-inch reflectors with glass lens with the "PDR" (Product Deviation Request or customized product designation) prefix; however, this description does not appear on the product. The recalled assembly is used in the following lighting fixtures: C7018*, C7042*, C7113*, C7118*, C7126*, C7142*, C7213*, C7218*, C7226*, C7242*HD7*, and MD7*.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized distributors nationwide from May 2008 through February 2012 for between $50 and $100, depending on options and finish type.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Maintenance personnel in facilities with these fixtures should check them immediately, take down any units without a barcoded stamp and contact Cooper Lighting for free replacement springs.
For additional information, contact Cooper Lighting at (800)954-7228 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.cooperlighting.com/
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Cooper Lighting has received 23 reports of reflectors falling. No injuries have been reported to the firm.
+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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