Genlyte Recalls Capri Track Lighting Due to Impact Injury Hazard
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Capri track lighting
Hazard: The light fixtures can fall off of the track rail, posing an impact injury hazard to bystanders.
Consumer Contact: Genlyte Thomas Group LLC; at (800) 375-6007 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.recall.philips.com, choose United States/English and click on the Capri track lighting recall for more information or email the firm at email@example.com.
Units: About 80,300
Description: This recall involves Capri track lighting used in commercial buildings and includes 15 styles of metal or polycarbonate light fixtures, accessories and adapters. The track and light fixtures were sold in white, black or silver colors. A complete list of catalog numbers and date codes included in this recall is at www.recall.philips.com. The catalog number and date code are printed inside the lighting fixture. "Capri Lighting" is printed on a white label inside the track rail.
Incidents/Injuries: Genlyte has received 12 reports of the light fixtures cracking, including three reports of light fixtures falling off of their track rails. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled track lights, remove them from the track rail and contact Genlyte for free replacement track lights.
Sold at: Electrical wholesale supply distributors from August 2010 through January 2013 for between $50 and $150.
Importer: Genlyte Thomas Group LLC, of Tupelo, Miss., part of Philips Consumer Luminaires
Corporation, of Elgin, Ill.
Manufacturer: Tai Sing Group Ltd., of Hong Kong
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Genlyte-Recalls-Capri-Track-Lighting/
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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