LED Light Bulbs Posing Impact, Burn Hazards Recalled
Halco has announced a recall of around 9,500 ProLED light bulbs. The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.
This recall involves 14 Halco LED bulb models used in recessed lights, as outdoor security lighting, and in retail displays. The bulbs have a metal cone-shaped housing, are silver in color, either 14 or 18 watts, and have clusters of 6 to 16 LEDs. 'ProLED' is printed on a label on the plastic housing of the bulb along with model numbers, product names, and date codes. The recalled PAR30 bulbs measure about 4.75 inches long and 3.75 inches wide. The PAR38 bulbs measure about 4.75 inches long and 4.75 inches wide.
The recalled ProLED light bulbs were sold through lighting retailers and distributers nationwide from June 2009 through March 2014. The following model numbers are affected: 80643, 80644, 80645, 80646, 80647, 80648, 80674, 80676, 80676, 80678, 80680, 80757, 80758, 80670, and 80671.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ProLED bulbs, remove the bulbs from the fixture and contact Halco for free replacement LED bulbs.
For further details on this recall, contact Halco toll-free at 844-277-0177.