Recall: Sure-Lite and AtLite Exit and Emergency Lights
On 2008-08-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sure-Lite and AtLite Exit and Emergency Lights due to a potential emergency response hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2007 for about $200.00 to $500.00.
About 9,000 units are involved in this Cooper Lighting exit light recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Exit & Emergency Lights category in 2008. See other recalled Exit & Emergency Lights.
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What is the problem?
The lights can malfunction and not stay illuminated in the event of a power failure. This could result in a failure to provide adequate lighting to guide building occupants to an exit in an emergency.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled emergency and exit lights are installed in commercial buildings such as hotels and office buildings. The recall includes the following model numbers, which are written on the inside of the removable front cover.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized distributors nationwide from September 2007 through June 2008. Distributors resold and installed the lights for between $200 and $500.
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:
Cooper Lighting is contacting customers directly and is providing a free replacement product.
For additional information, contact Cooper Lighting at (800)954-7228 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web sites at www.surelites-lighting.com or www.atlite-lighting.com
Incidents & Injuries
+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 in the CPSC recall announcement.
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