Recall: Recessed Canister Light Kits
On 2018-01-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Recessed Canister Light Kits due to a potential Shock and Electrocution hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $45.
About 50,000 units are involved in this light kit recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Trouble/Work Lights & Flashlights category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled recessed canister light kits can short circuit, posing a shock and electrocution hazard when consumers try to troubleshoot flickering lights.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves John Deere model 2025R compact utility tractors. They are green and yellow with "John Deere" and the model number located on the hood. The serial number is located on the right side of the frame by the front right tire. The serial numbers of the affected tractors are within the following range: 1LV2025RxHJ100101 - 101005.
Information on where these items sold new+: The recalled canister lights were sold to industrial and commercial distributors between June 2015 and October 2016 for about $45 per kit. The recalled product was not sold directly to consumers.
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 canister light kits and contact the firm for free replacement and installation by a technician. Warnings and instructions must be followed to disconnect power prior to servicing, removing or replacing the recalled products.
LEDVANCE at 800-654-0089 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or www.SYLVANIA.com and click on "Legal" and then "Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
LEDVANCE has received three reports of consumers being shocked by the recalled canister lights. 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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