RECALL: Cooper Lighting commercial reflector assembly with glass lens – RCL12-40
By Anthony Capkun
August 2, 2012 – Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Cooper Lighting has announced a voluntary recall of the Portfolio 7-in. reflector assembly with glass lens, of which approximately 1475 were distributed in Canada. Maintenance personnel in facilities with these fixtures should check them immediately, and follow the remedial action noted below.
Manufactured in the United States, the reflector in these units can fall out of the fixture to the ground, which could result in an injury. Cooper Lighting has received 23 reports of reflectors falling, though no injuries have been reported.
This recall involves circular, 7-in. diameter Portfolio aluminum reflector with glass lens designed to be inserted into a light fixture. This reflector is intended for use in indoor commercial applications, such as office buildings, schools and shopping malls. There are four springs attached to the lip of the reflector.
The recall includes reflectors with the following catalogue descriptions:
and 7-in. reflectors with glass lens with the ‘PDR’ (Product Deviation Request or customized product designation) prefix; however, this description does not appear on the product.
The recalled assembly is used in the following lighting fixtures:
Reflectors marked with a bar-coded stamp on their outside surface are not subject to this recall.
The reflectors were sold by authorized distributors nationwide from May 2008 through February 2012. The recalled units are certified to Canadian Standards by UL.
Maintenance personnel in facilities with these fixtures should check them immediately, take down any units without a bar-coded stamp and contact Cooper Lighting for free replacement springs.
For additional information, contact Cooper Lighting at (800) 954-7228 between 8 am and 5 pm ET, Monday through Friday, or visit www.cooperlighting.com.