TCP Recalls PAR 38 LED Lamps Over Electrical Shock Hazard

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:

View Details Replace 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.

TCP PAR 38 LED lamps being recalled on the market. (All photos courtesy of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

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Recall Details

In conjunction with the Canadian government.

Units

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

TCP PAR 38 LED lamps boxed package.

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.

TCP PAR 38 LED lamp models being recalled.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

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. 

TCP PAR 38 LED lamps  being recalled.

Sold at

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

Importer(s)

Technical Consumer Products Inc., of Aurora, Ohio

 
 
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