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Intertek Warns of Potentially Hazardous cETLus Certified Compact Fluorescent Luminaries

Starting date:
July 14, 2014
Posting date:
July 14, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40555

Affected products

Recessed NON-IC Type Downlight Compact Fluorescent Luminaries

Product description

This recall involves recessed NON-IC type downlight compact fluorescent luminaries manufactured by Peachtree Lighting.  The recalled lights have a label on the underside of the product and are identified by model/catalogue number PSFT (followed by additional digits/letters) and bear a cETLus certification mark.  The affected lights were manufactured prior to April 13, 2012.

Hazard identified

The lights may overheat, causing the conductors to become brittle and the insulation to fall off.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

The number of lights sold is unknown.

Time period sold

The time period sold is unknown.

Place of origin

Unknown

Companies

Manufacturer
Peachtree Lighting, Inc. (no longer in business)
Covington
Georgia
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected lights immediately and dispose of them following municipal waste guidelines.

Consumers may also view the safety alert on Intertek's website.

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.