Recalls
November 5, 2013 - Thanks to Health Canada for letting us know One World Technologies Inc. is recalling Ryobi P113 dual-chemistry battery chargers, which can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard to consumers.
October 31, 2013 - Thanks to Health Canada for letting us know of a recall by Schneider Electric involving APC 7 and 8 series SurgeArrest surge protectors manufactured before 2003, which can overheat, smoke and melt, posing a fire hazard.
October 30, 2013 - Thanks to Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for letting us know of a recall involving HeathCo LLC Heath/Zenith and Portfolio brand motion-activated outdoor lights, where the internal wiring can energize the entire surface and fittings of the fixture, posing an electrical shock hazard.
October 29, 2013 - Thanks to Health Canada for letting us know of a recall involving two Beldi light fixtures, where the fixture overheats at the mounting point and in the wires, which may cause a short circuit and cause the globes fall.
October 24, 2013 - Thanks to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for letting us know Emerson Air Comfort products is recalling Tommy Bahama outdoor ceiling fans because the brackets holding the fan blades can break and cause the blades to fall, posing a risk of injury to bystanders.
October 24, 2013 - Thanks to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for letting us know Crate and Barrel is recalling Finley hanging pendant lamps due to fire and shock hazards. Specifically, the lamp’s wires can be connected incorrectly because their polarity labels can fall off or be mislabelled, posing fire and shock hazards.
October 3, 2013 - Thanks to CPSC for letting us know Schneider Electric is recalling about 15 million APC surge protectors, which can overheat, smoke and melt, posing a fire hazard.
September 13, 2013 - Thanks to CPSC (Consumer Products Safety Commission in the States) for alerting us to a recall by Dolan Designs of ceiling-mounted light fixtures due to fire and shock hazards.
August 28, 2013 - CPSC (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission) has notified the public of Philips Lighting’s recall of Endura and Ambient LED light bulbs, in which a lead wire in the bulb’s housing can have an improper fitting and electrify the entire lamp, posing a shock hazard.
(Updated August 1, 2013) After running this story, EBMag had the opportunity at Lightfair 2013 to have Jeremy Cage, Lighting Science’s CEO, comment on-camera about this recall. CHECK OUT the video below.March 19, 2013 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says Lighting Science Group is recalling about 554,000 120V LED bulbs—sold as 6W or 8W bulbs—that were marketed under the brand names Definity, EcoSmart, Sylvania and Westinghouse due to fire hazard.
July 23, 2013 - Thanks to CPSC (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission) for tipping us off to Subaru’s recall of certain portable gasoline generators, in which the fuel tank can leak, posing a fire or burn hazard.
July 5, 2013 - The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Dewalt has announced a voluntary recall of the following products due to laceration hazards:
(Posted August 4, 2016) - Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) reports Northern Cables Inc. is voluntarily recalling 12/2 AC90 (black/white) cable produced between June 4-6, 2013, for an intermittent defect.
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.
June 24, 2013 - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says Kichler Lighting is recalling Aztec nine-light chandeliers, sold under the Portfolio band name, due to injury hazard. The concern is that the chandelier’s fixture loop that connects the hanging chain to the lamp can fail during use causing the chandelier to fall from the ceiling and injure bystanders.

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