Philips Lighting Recalls Endura and Ambient LED Bulbs Due to Shock Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.



Recall Summary

Name of product: Endura and Ambient LED dimmable light bulbs

Hazard: A lead wire in the bulb’s housing can have an improper fitting, which can electrify the entire lamp and pose a shock hazard.
 
Remedy: Replace

Recall Details


Units: About 99,000

Description


This recall involves Endura 12-watt and Ambient 12.5-watt LED dimmable light bulbs. The bulbs are orange in color and have “MADE IN CHINA,” “Fabrique in Chine” followed by a slanted “S,” and the model number 9290001829 printed on the gray plastic band on the neck of the bulbs. The date codes, 2L for the Endura bulbs and 2K or 2L for the Ambient bulbs, are printed on the metal screw base.  The bulbs give off a white light and are used indoors to replace incandescent bulbs. The following chart outlines the recall details:

Product Name Model Number Ordering Code UPC Factory Code Date Code
EnduraLED 12W A19 2700k Dimmable 120V 9290001829 12A19/END/2700-800 DIM 46677 40994   2L
AmbientLED 12.5W A19 2700k Dimmable 120V 9290001829 BC-12.5A19/AMB/2700-800 DIM 46677 42215   2K and 2L

Incidents/Injuries

No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled LED bulbs, unplug the fixture, remove the bulb and contact Philips for free replacement bulbs.

Sold at

Home Depot, grocery and home center stores nationwide, online retailers, including  Amazon.com and through electrical distributors between October 2012 and May 2013 for between $15 and $30.

Manufacturer


Philips Lighting Co., of Somerset, N.J.

Manufactured in

China
 


Source: cpsc.gov

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