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Lithonia Lighting Recalls Light Fixtures Due to Risk of Falling Impact

2015-12-17 10:24:26 qithink 2
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US Consumer Product Safety Commision releases a rcall notice for JHBL LED Fixtures. The metal hub used to mount the fixtures to the ceiling can break and fall, causing a risk of injury from impact.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

JHBL LED Fixtures

Hazard:

The metal hub used to mount the light fixtures to the ceiling can break and allow the fixture to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.

Units

About 6,500

Description

This recall involves JHBL LED light fixtures manufactured between August 2014 and June 20, 2015. Manufacture dates are located on the product label near the top of the light fixture. The light fixtures measure 16-inches high by 22-inches wide and weigh about 40 pounds.  The fixtures are painted white die castings with raised heat dissipating fins every 2 inches.  The lower die casting with fins is approximately 4 inches from the driver compartment box. Units shipped after June 20, 2015 are not included in the recall.  

Incidents/Injuries

Lithonia Lighting has received eight reports of hubs on the light fixture breaking, including four reports of the fixtures falling. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately contact Lithonia Lighting to receive a free chain to secure the fixture to the ceiling. Lithonia Lighting is contacting all known customers.

Sold at

Electrical distributors nationwide from August 2014 through June 2015 for about $520.

Importer(s)

Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., of Conyers, Ga., Lithonia Lighting is a division 

Manufactured in

Mexico