Cooper Lighting LLC Recalls All-Pro and Defiant Solar/Battery Powered Light Fixtures

Starting date:
October 11, 2018
Posting date:
October 11, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67918

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Cooper Lighting LLC

Affected products

All-Pro and Defiant Solar/Battery Powered Outdoor Light Fixtures

Product description

This recall involves solar/battery powered, motion-activated outdoor LED light fixtures sold under the All-Pro and Defiant brands. The affected products have two light sources on top of the housing and a round motion sensor on the bottom of the housing.

The following catalogue/model numbers and UPC codes are affected by the recall:
Brand Catalogue/Model Number UPC Code Product Description
Defiant MST1000LWDFC 080083748501 180° Solar LED Twin 1000 Lumens 5000K, White
All-Pro MST800L 080083747276 180° Solar LED Twin 1000 Lumens 5000K, Black
All-Pro MST800LW 080083712816 180° Solar LED Twin 1000 Lumens 5000K, White

The catalogue/model number is displayed on the interior of the fixture. The UPC code can be found on the back of the product packaging.

Hazard identified

The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture's housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.

As of October 5, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 7 reports of light fixtures overheating and property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 12,000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 350,000 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2015 to June 2018 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Cooper Lighting LLC
Peachtree City
Georgia
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighting fixtures and contact Cooper Lighting LLC for a free replacement battery pack.

For more information, consumers may contact Cooper Lighting LLC by telephone at 1-905-501-3064 from Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, by email, or visit the company's website for more information.

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.