Technical Consumer Products Recalls LED Lamps Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

08 Dec, 2015, 10:30 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Technical-Consumer-Products-Recalls-LED-Lamps

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Technical Consumer Products (TCP) and Great Value LED lamps 

Hazard: Water can enter the lamp in wet location applications, posing an electric shock hazard to the user.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately shut off power to the lights, remove the lamps to check the item number/date code of the recall, and contact TCP to receive a free replacement lamp with installation instructions. 

Consumer Contact: TCP at 800-324-1496 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at recall@tcpi.com or online at www.tcpi.com and click on "Recall" for more information.  

Recall Details

Units: About 25,000 (in addition about 1,350 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves 14 watt LED wet location PAR38 lamps sold under the TCP and Great Value Brand names.  These lamps are white and produce a soft white (3000 Kelvin) or bright white (5000 Kelvin) color temperature. Recalled units have an item number of "L14P38D30KFL", "L14P38D50KFL", "RLP381430WL" or "GVRLP381430WL" and the date code printed directly on the white plastic heat sink of the lamp, just above the screw in base. Consumers will need to shut off power to the lights and disengage the lamp to check the item number and date code.

Item Number

Brand

UPC

Description

Date Code

L14P38D30KFL

TCP

7-6214804626-4

14 watt LED  PAR38 Wet
Location 3,000K

1523211

1523212

L14P38D50KFL

TCP

7-6214804668-4

14 watt LED  PAR38 Wet
Location 5,000K

1524211

RLP381430WL

TCP

7-6214827059-1

14 watt LED  PAR38 Wet
Location 3,000K

1528216

1532216

1530212

GVRLP381430WL

Great Value

6-8113107221-2

14 watt LED  PAR38 Wet
Location 3,000K

1527211

1530212

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: Walmart and electrical distributors nationwide from May 2015 through October 2015 for about $20.

Importer: Technical Consumer Products Inc., of Aurora, Ohio

Manufactured in: China

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2015/56138r-eng.php

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