WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/HAUS-Mosquito-Zapper-LED-Light-Bulbs-Recalled-by-Creative-Sourcing/
Name of Product: ZapBulb mosquito zapper LED light bulbs
Hazard: The light bulb's base can separate from the connector, posing an electrical shock hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light bulbs, turn off the power supply and contact Creative Sourcing for a free replacement mosquito zapper LED light bulb, including shipping, and instructions for removing and replacing the light bulb. Creative Sourcing will reimburse consumers if a professional electrician is needed to remove the recalled light bulb's base.
Consumer Contact: Creative Sourcing International/Haus toll-free at 888-521-8326 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.hauswares.com and click on Recall Information for more information.
Units: About 11,500
Description: This recall involves the HAUS ZapBulb 2-in-1 mosquito zapper LED light bulbs. The 10-watt bulb has a white grid housing that measures about 3.1 inches high, 3.1 inches wide and 6.1 inches deep. The grid housing has a blue light used to attract insects and an LED light below, for lighting. Only units without any markings or labels are included in this recall. SKU number IK 3000 is on the product's packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the bulb separating from the connector. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Sold at: Online at Amazon, Groupon, Hammacher Schlemmer, Pulse TV, Sharper Image, Sportsman and Universal Direct from April 2016 through July 2016 for about $30.
Importer/Distributor: Creative Sourcing International, Inc., of Miami, Fla.
Manufacturer: HAUS, of Germany
Manufactured in: China
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