WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall with Health Canada
Name of Product: All-Pro and Defiant solar-powered outdoor LED light fixtures
Hazard: The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture's housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighting fixtures and contact the Eaton Customer Service Center for a free replacement battery pack. Eaton will ship the replacement battery pack with step-by-step battery replacement instructions.
Consumer Contact: Cooper Lighting toll-free at 866-461-7819 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at LTemail@example.com or online at www.cooperlighting.com and click on "Safety Notices" under the Resources tab for more information.
Units: About 350,000 (in addition, about 11,963 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves solar-powered, motion-activated outdoor LED light fixtures sold under the All-Pro and Defiant brands. The model number is displayed on the interior of the fixture. The Defiant MST1000LWDF, All-Pro MST800L, and All-Pro MST800LW all have two light sources on top of a housing with a round motion sensor on the bottom of that housing. The All-Pro WPS2040M has a flat housing with the LED light source in the center of the housing and an integrated motion sensor lens and dimmer above the motion sensor. All the light fixtures are connected by wire to a solar panel.
Incidents/Injuries: Cooper Lighting has received seven reports of light fixtures overheating and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Home Depot, Lowe's, and other stores nationwide from September 2015 through July 2018 for about $70 to $100.
Importer: Cooper Lighting, LLC, Peachtree City, Ga., a division of Eaton
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67918r-eng.php
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Recall Number: 19-009
About U.S. CPSC: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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