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105W Compact Fluorescent Bulbs

Starting date:
December 9, 2011
Posting date:
December 9, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002714

Affected products

105W Compact Fluorescent Bulbs

Product description

This recall involves 105W compact fluorescent bulbs by eShopic Inc.

The affected bulbs have a white spiral fluorescent tube bulb with a white plastic holder marked with '105W 5500K'. The retail price of the bulbs is approximately $25.00.

Hazard identified

The affected products have not been tested to determine whether they are compliant with the Canadian Standards for product safety and may pose a safety hazard.

Neither eShopic Inc. (USA) nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 119 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July 2010 and May 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
eShopic Inc. (USA)
Markham
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately disconnect and stop using the affected product and return it to eShopic Inc. (USA) for a full refund including return shipping.

For more information, consumers may contact Ella Shao, eShopic Inc. (USA) customer service by telephone at 1-905-415-8372 or by mail at the following address:

Unit 5, 251 Amber Street
Markham, Ontario,
L3R 3J7

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's Web site.