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RECALL – Good Earth rechargeable light bars due to fire and burn hazards

June 13, 2024 | By Anthony Capkun

June 13, 2024 – In conjunction with Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Good Earth Lighting is voluntarily recalling 12-in. rechargeable LED motion-activated light bars because the battery can overheat and ignite the light’s plastic housing, posing fire and burn hazards.

As of May 17, 2024, the company received one report of an incident in Canada, but no injuries. In the United States, the company has received nine reports of incidents, including seven reports of fires, one report of property damage, and one report of a fatality.

Good Earth (Mount Pleasant, Ill.) says about 37,800 units were sold in Canada, about 1.2 million in the United States, from October 2017 to January 2024. They were manufactured in China and Cambodia.

The voluntary recall includes these specific model numbers:

• RE1122-WHG-12LF0-G
• RE1122-WHG-12LF2-G as part of RE1145-WHG-12LF2-Q bundle
• RE1122-WHG-12LF0-F
• RE1122-SIL-12LF0-G
• RE1122-SIL-12LF2-G as part of RE1145-SIL-12LF2-Q bundle
• RE1122-ALM-12LF2-G as part of RE1145-ALM-12LF2-Q bundle
• RE1362-RGB-12LF2-G
• RE1250-WHG-12LFR-G
• RE1250-WHG-12LF1-G as part of RE1250-WHG-12LF2-Q bundle
• RE1250-SIL-12LF1-G as part of RE1250-SIL-12LF2-Q bundle
• RE1250-BKG-12LF1-G as part of RE1250-BKG-12LF2-Q bundle
• RE1250-RGP-12LF1-G as part of RE1250-RGP-12LF2-Q bundle
• RE1250-ALM-12LF1-G as part of RE1250-ALM-12LF2-Q bundle

This information can be found on the back or the bottom of the products.

Are you affected? Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the company to receive a free replacement light. There is no charge for handling and shipping of the replacement. After registering the recalled product, Good Earth will provide instructions for its disposal.

N.B. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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