By Alyssa Dalton
June 26, 2013 – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced Genlyte is recalling about 80,300 track lighting units over the concern that light fixtures can fall off of the track rail, posing an impact injury hazard to bystanders.
At this time, Genlyte has received 12 reports of the light fixtures cracking, including three reports of light fixtures falling off of their track rails. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Capri track lighting used in commercial buildings and includes 15 styles of metal or polycarbonate light fixtures, accessories and adapters. The track and light fixtures were sold in white, black or silver colors. A complete list of catalogue numbers and date codes included in this recall is at www.recall.philips.com. The catalogue number and date code are printed inside the lighting fixture. “Capri Lighting” is printed on a white label inside the track rail.
Consumers should stop using the recalled track lights, remove them from the track rail and contact Genlyte for free replacement track lights at (800) 375-6007 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.recall.philips.com, choose United States/English and click on the Capri track lighting recall for more information or email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The affected units were sold at electrical wholesale supply distributors from August 2010 through January 2013.
Photos courtesy CPSC.