By Anthony Capkun
November 20, 2011 (Updated December 8, 2011) – The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Conglom Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product (consumers should stop using recalled products immediately): Luminus # P-17713 with date codes FL06, DA07 and LA07.
These CFLs were sold by various retailers, home centres and bargain stores throughout Canada, from June 2006 to April 2007. About 40,000 units were sold in Ontario alone, and 80,000 units in the rest of Canada. The units are manufactured in China by Taean (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. China. and imported by Conglom Inc.
The product does not comply with UL’s safety requirements, and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark. The lamp may overheat and melt the enclosure, exposing live parts and posing a risk of fire and/or electric shock. Four incidents have been reported, though no injuries nor property damage were recorded.
Consumers who have purchased this unit should immediately stop using the product and contact Conglom for instructions on how to receive a replacement item. Contact consumer service at (877) 333-0098 ext. 450 or e-mail email@example.com.
Download the ESA RECALL document below for more info.
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