Indiglow LED T8 Lamps recalled due to Injury Hazard

Starting date:
July 14, 2020
Posting date:
July 14, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73499

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Indiglow LED T8 Lamps.
  • Issue: The recalled lamps can overheat causing the glass tube to fall and strike those standing nearby, posing an injury hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Ushio America for instructions on how to return the product for a full store credit or a free replacement lamp.

Affected products

Indiglow LED T8 Black Light Lamps (Item #3000677)

Product description

This voluntary recall involves Ushio America's Indiglow LED T8 Black Light lamps (Item #3000677), with a 1.2 metre (4 foot) tube. The lamps are direct drop-in replacements for 30W and 32W T8 fluorescent tubes. The firm name USHIO and brand name Indiglow are on the lamp. The manufacturing date code is imprinted on the silver aluminum end cap of the lamp indicated by 16xx or 17xx.  

Hazard identified

The recalled lamps can overheat causing the glass tube to fall and strike those standing nearby, posing an injury hazard.

As of July 2, 2020, the company has received one reported incident in Canada of a lamp falling, no injuries were reported.

Number sold

Approximately 75 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June, 2017 to February, 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Ushio America Inc.
Cypress
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Ushio America for instructions on how to return the product to receive a full store credit or a free replacement lamp.

Ushio America at 800-838-7446 between 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, via emailonline  and click on Product Recalls at the top of the home page. Or visit https://www.ushio.com/ushio-indiglow-led-t8-recall-information/ for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products that pose a danger to human health or safety from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents or concerns 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.