LEDVANCE, in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, has issued a recall on specific recessed canister light kits due to shock and electrocution hazards.
Name of product:
SYLVANIA recessed canister light kits
The recalled recessed canister light kits can short circuit, posing a shock and electrocution hazard when consumers try to troubleshoot flickering lights.
January 31, 2018
About 45,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 11,000 were sold in Canada)
LEDVANCE at 800-654-0089 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or www.SYLVANIA.com and click on “Legal” and then “Recalls” for more information.
This recall involves SYLVANIA RT56HO 900 lumen recessed canister light kits with Batch 0 following a five digit code, for example 75137-0, printed on the back of the white rim and on the product’s packaging.
|Model number||Product Description|
|75137-0||LEDRT56HO900827 2/CS 1/SKU|
|75138-0||LEDRT56HO900830 2/CS 1/SKU|
|75139-0||LEDRT56HO900840 2/CS 1/SKU|
|75140-0||LEDRT56HO900835 2/CS 1/SKU|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled canister light kits and contact the firm for free replacement and installation by a technician. Warnings and instructions must be followed to disconnect power prior to servicing, removing or replacing the recalled products.
LEDVANCE has received three reports of consumers being shocked by the recalled canister lights. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled canister lights were sold to industrial and commercial distributors between June 2015 and October 2016 for about $45 per kit. The recalled product was not sold directly to consumers.
LEDVANCE LLC, of Wilmington, Mass.