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Cordelia Lighting recalls Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Light
- Starting date:
- May 27, 2014
- Posting date:
- May 27, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Fluorescent shop lights
This recall involves Commercial Electric brand basic hanging shop lights that use two, 122 centimetre (48-inch), T8, fluorescent lamps. The recalled shop light is a metal light fixture with four plastic lamp sockets and a white finish. It is 123 centimetres (48 inches) long, 11 centimetres (4.25 inches) wide and 6 centimetres (2.5 inches) high and has two 27 centimetre (10.5-inch) long chains for hanging. The lamp sockets must be snapped into place during installation. Model number CESL401-06 and SKU number 201-462 are printed on a white label on the top of the fixture.
The lamp sockets can allow loose connections, posing a risk of an electrical arc and fire.
In Canada, Cordelia Lighting has received 462 reports of incidents, including 149 incidents of units smoking, 143 incidents of units catching on fire, 97 incidents of units sparking, 68 incidents of units burning out, and five incidents of units with electrical arcing. No injuries have been reported.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these lights.
Approximately 111,300 of the recalled lights were sold at Home Depot stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from August 2013 through March 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Cordelia Lighting Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the shop lights. Consumers can return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund.
For more information, consumers may contact Cordelia Lighting by telephone at 1-800-345-0542, extension 3001 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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