Halco has recalled LED bulbs that can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.

LED bulb recallThis recall involves 14 Halco LED bulb models used in recessed lights, as outdoor security lighting and in retail displays. The bulbs have a metal cone-shaped housing, are silver in color, either 14W or 18W, and have clusters of 6 to 16 LEDs. “ProLED” is printed on a label on the plastic housing of the bulb along with model numbers, product names, and date codes. The PAR30 bulbs measure about 4.75 in. long and 3.75 in. wide. The PAR38 bulbs measure about 4.75 in. long and 4.75 in. wide. The following models are included in the recall:

Model Number

Product Name

Beginning Production Code Date

Ending Production Code Date

80643

PAR30/14WW/NFL/LED

12/2010

12/2011

80644

PAR30/14WW/FL/LED

09/2010

10/2011

80645

PAR30/14WW/VWFL/LED

05/2010

07/2011

80646

PAR30/14NW/NFL/LED

11/2010

03/2012

80647

PAR30/14NW/FL/LED

03/2011

03/2012

80648

PAR30/14NW/VWFL/LED

09/2010

08/2011

80674

PAR30/14WW/SP/LED2

03/2010

04/2011

80676

PAR30/14WW/FL/LED2

03/2010

09/2011

80678

PAR30/14NW/SP/LED2

03/2010

12/2010

80680

PAR30/14NW/FL/LED2

03/2010

11/2010

80757

PAR30/14WW/FL/GU24/LED

06/2011

03/2012

80758

PAR30/14NW/FL/GU24/LED

06/2011

07/2011

80670

PAR38/18WW/FL/LED

05/2009

05/2011

80671

PAR38/18NW/FL/LED

05/2009

09/2011

 

 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received reports of five incidents of the LED bulbs separating from the socket. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled LED bulbs, remove the bulbs from the fixture and contact Halco for free replacement LED bulbs.

Sold at:

Lighting retailers and distributors nationwide from June 2009 through March 2014 for between $20 and $100.

Manufacturer:

Halco Lighting Technologies LLC, of Norcross, Ga.

Manufactured in:

China