Recall: SATCO Products KolourOne Brand Panel Array 2.0 and DUO 2.0 PAR LED Light Bulbs
On 2014-03-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding SATCO Products KolourOne Brand Panel Array 2.0 and DUO 2.0 PAR LED Light Bulbs due to a potential impact hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2012 for about $35 to $45.
About 100,000 units are involved in this SATCO 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 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 6 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 770-7125
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What is the problem?
The metal housing/lens assembly can separate from the bulb's base and fall. This poses a risk of injury from impact to bystanders.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves SATCO KolourOne brand Panel Array 2.0 and DUO 2.0 PAR 30 and 38 LED light bulbs. The 13-, 14- and 17-watt white bulbs were sold in longneck and shortneck models and have the KolourOne logo printed on the neck of the bulb. Product numbers beginning with S89XX or S90XX are printed below the logo. Lot numbers are printed on the outer rim of the optical lens and those with the letter "A" in the last character position are not included in the recall.
|Panel Array 2.0 14 W PAR30 Shortneck E26 Base||S8934, S8935, S8936, S8941, S8942, S8943|
|Panel Array 2.0 14 W PAR30 Longneck E26 & Gu24 Bulb||S8947, S8948, S8949, S8971, S8972, S8973, S9054|
|Panel Array 2.0 17 W PAR38 E26 & Gu24 Base||S8977, S8978, S8979, S8984, S8985, S8986, S9060|
|Duo 2.0 13 W PAR30 Shortneck Bulb||S9017|
|Duo 2.0 13 W PAR30 Longneck Bulb||S9020|
|Duo 2.0 17 W PAR38 Bulb||S9023|
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/2014/38635r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Electrical supply stores, lighting showrooms, hardware and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from December 2012 to February 2014 for between $35 and $45.
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:
Consumers should immediately stop using and remove the recalled light bulbs from any fixture. Consumers can contact SATCO Products for free replacement bulbs.
SATCO Products Inc. toll-free at (888) 770-7125 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.satco.com and click on "Lamp Recall" and "Consumer Product Returns" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received four reports of the bulb components separating. 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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