Recall: Pendant-Style Ceiling-Mounted Indoor Light Fixtures
On 2008-08-07, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Pendant-Style Ceiling-Mounted Indoor Light Fixtures due to a potential impact injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2005 for about $180.00 to $1000.00.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Progress Lighting light fixture recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Installed Lights & Fixtures category in 2008.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 700,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The ceiling-mount assembly that supports the light fixture can fail, causing the fixture to unexpectedly fall and injure consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves the following models of pendant-style ceiling-mounted light fixtures: P3601-09, P3602-09, P3603-09, P3603-09EXP, P3685-09, P3685-09EXP, P4260-09, P4261-09, P4261-09EXP and P4262-09. The product number is located inside the canopy located flush with the ceiling. The fixtures have frosted white glass and a brushed aluminum finish.
These items were sold new+ at Electrical/lighting distributors and select Home Depot and Expo Design Centers nationwide from January 2005 through May 2008 for between $180 and $1,000
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 call 866-418-5543 to obtain a free repair kit and a certificate for a free installation of the repair kit by an electrician.
For more information, contact Progress Lighting toll-free at (866) 418-5543 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.progresslighting.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Progress Lighting has received three reports of incidents, including one report of a fixture falling from the ceiling. 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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