GE Lighting Recalls High-Intensity LED Replacement Lamps Due to Impact Hazard

This recall involves GE Lighting high intensity discharge (HID) LED lamps. The lamps are used in lighting fixtures for warehouses, schools and gymnasiums. The lamps are 5 1/2 inches in diameter by 11 1/2 inches long and weigh about 3 pounds. The lamps were sold in a blue and white carton with “ED37/EX39 base” on the front and “PC:21259” on the back above the bar code. Recalled lamps have the GE logo and the following information on the white plastic base of the lamp: LED165/M400/740, 165W, 4000K, 20000 Lumens, China and date code K213 or K245.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The lamp can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    The firm has received four reports of the lamp separating from the lamp base. No injuries or property damage have been reported.  
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately contact GE Lighting for a free repair kit and installation guide.
  • Sold At
    GE Lighting authorized dealers and electrical distributors nationwide, including Crescent Electric Supply Company, Graybar and W.W. Grainger Industrial Supply from September 2015 through December 2015 for between $250 and $300.  
 
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