A post by the Consumer Products Safety Commission said GE has recalled an estimated 35,000 high-intensity LED lamps because the lamp can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard.
The post and the recall notice at www.gelighting.com said, “This recall involves GE Lighting high intensity discharge (HID) LED lamps. The lamps are used in lighting fixtures for warehouses, schools and gymnasiums. The lamps are 5 1/2 inches in diameter by 11 1/2 inches long and weigh about 3 pounds. The lamps were sold in a blue and white carton with “ED37/EX39 base” on the front and “PC:21259” on the back above the bar code. Recalled lamps have the GE logo and the following information on the white plastic base of the lamp: LED165/M400/740, 165W, 4000K, 20000 Lumens, China and date code K213 or K245.”
For more information, contact GE Lighting at 800-338-4999 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET or email [email protected]. Additional information available at www.gelighting.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.