HeathCo Recalls Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights
Hazard: The internal fixture wiring can energize the entire surface and fittings of the fixture, posing an electrical shock hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the lights and turn off the power switch before removing the light from its mounting. Contact the company for instructions on how to return the light fixture and receive a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: HeathCo toll-free at (855) 704-5438 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email email@example.com, or visit the company's website at www.heath-zenith.com and click on "Recall" for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/HeathCo-Recalls-Motion-Activated-Outdoor-Lights/.
Units: About 210,000 in the U.S. and 13,000 in Canada
Description: This recall includes multiple Heath®/Zenith Motion Activated Outdoor Lights used for porch lighting. The product comes in 21 designs with a variety of finishes and is designed to turn on at night when motion is detected. The product replaces a standard outdoor wall-mounted light fixture. The brand name and model number can be found on a label located on the back of the motion sensor for wall-mounted models, or underneath the motion sensor cover for ceiling-mounted models. The following brand names with their model numbers are recalled:
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries were reported.
Sold at: Large home improvement retailers, lighting, electrical and other retail stores nationwide and online from December 2006 to July 2013 for between $50 and $120.
Importer: HeathCo, LLC, of Bowling Green, Ky.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36529r-eng.php
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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