Cree Recalls LED Light Fixtures Due to Laceration Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall alert for Cree CXB Series LED high-bay indoor light fixtures over reported cases of broken glass lenses. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: AUGUST 26, 2014

Recall number: 14-746

Recall Summary

Name of product:

LED High-Bay Luminaires

Hazard:

The glass lens on the fixture can break, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:

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Repair

Consumer Contact:

Cree Technical Support toll-free at (800) 425-4653 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday orcxbseriesrecall@cree.com or online at www.cree.comand click on “Support” and then “CXB Series Recall” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 10,000

Recalled CXB Series LED Light Fixture. (All Photo Courtesy of U.S. CPSC)

Description

This recall involves CXB Series LED high-bay indoor light fixtures with model numbers CXB-23L-40K-U-1-HC and CXB-23L-40K-U-1-JP. The light fixtures are used in airport, industrial, municipal, and retailer settings, are silver colored, have a tempered glass lens and measure about 16 inches x 18 inches x 7 inches. The affected products can be identified by the manufacturing lot number found underneath the UPC label on the rim of the fixture.  Only products with a manufacturing lot number starting with the following codes are included in this recall:

AG45, AG48, AG49, AG50, AG51, AG52

AH01, AH02, AH03, AH04, AH05, AH06, AH07, AH08, AH09, AH10, AH11, AH12,

AH13, AH14, AH15, AH16, AH17, AH18

L1H01, L1H02, L1H03, L1H04, L1H05, L1H06, L1H07, L1H08, L1H09, L1H10,

L1H11, L1H12, L1H13, L1H14, L1H15, L1H16, L1H17, L1H18

The Cree logo, model number and 23000 lumens are printed on UL label on the rim of the fixture.

Top: Label on light fixture. Bottom: Label identifying manufacturing lot number.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 15 reports of the tempered glass lens breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Stop using the light fixtures immediately and contact Cree for free replacements. Cree is contacting purchasers directly.

Sold at

Wholesale electrical distributors and lighting contractors to businesses from January 2014 through April 2014 for approximately $350.

Importer

Cree Inc., of Durham, N.C.

Manufactured in

China

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