Halco Recalls LED Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury and Burn Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a notice of recalling 14 Halco LED bulb models due to risk of injury and potential burn hazards. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recalled ProLED PAR30. Models 80643, 80644, 80645, 80646, 80647, 80648, 80757 and 80758. (LEDinside/The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Recall Summary

Name of Product: ProLED bulbs

Hazard: The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled LED bulbs, remove the bulbs from the fixture and contact Halco for free replacement LED bulbs.

Consumer Contact: Halco toll-free at (844) 277-0177 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.halcolighting.com and click on LED Bulb Recall for more information.

Recall Details

ProLED PAR30. Models 80674, 80676, 80678 and 80680. (LEDinside/The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Units: About 9,500

Description: 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 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 following models are included in the recall:

Recalled Halco LED bulb models manufacturing dates and end of production dates.
ProLED PAR38. Models 80670 and 80671. (LEDinside/The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received reports of five incidents of the LED bulbs separating from the socket. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Lighting retailers and distributors nationwide from June 2009 through March 2014 for between US $20 and US $100.

Manufacturer: Halco Lighting Technologies LLC, of Norcross, Ga.

Manufactured in: China

Label on recalled bulbs. (LEDinside/The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)
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