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Technical Consumer Products (TCP) recalls Wet Location LED Light Bulbs

Starting date:
December 8, 2015
Posting date:
December 8, 2015
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-56138

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Technical Consumer Products, Inc. 

Affected products

TCP Wet Location LED Elite Light Bulb

Product description

The recall involves the LED parabolic aluminized reflector (“PAR”) 38 wet location light bulb sold for use in outdoor fixtures and security lights. It was sold in Canada under the TCP brand name.

The following TCP item numbers and manufacturing date codes were affected.
Item Number Date Code
L14P38D30KFL 1523211
1523212
L14P38D50KFL 1524211

Both the item number and the date code are stamped permanently on the white plastic housing of the lamp. The date codes indicate they were manufactured during the period from May 25, 2015 through July 17, 2015.

Hazard identified

Water may get into the light bulb posing a shock hazard to the consumer if they touch the bulb when powered.

Neither Health Canada nor Technical Consumer Products has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these light bulbs.

Number sold

Approximately 1,354 units were sold in Canada and about 25,000 were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada and the United States from July 2015 to October 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Zhenjiang Qiangling Electronics Co LTD
Zhenjiang, Jiangsu
CHINA
Distributor
Technical Consumer Products, Inc.
Aurora
Ohio
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light bulbs and contact Technical Consumer Products for a replacement product that conforms to the design specifications.

For more information, consumers may contact Technical Consumer Products by telephone at 1-800-324-1496 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email or visit the company's website and click on "Recall".

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.