Cooper Lighting Recalls Commercial Reflector Assembly with Glass Lens Due to Injury Hazard
WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Portfolio 7-inch reflector assembly with glass lens
Units: About 21,000
Distributor: Cooper Lighting LLC, of Peachtree City, Ga.
Hazard: The reflector can fall out of its fixture to the ground, which could result in an injury hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Cooper Lighting has received 23 reports of reflectors falling. No injuries have been reported to the firm.
Description: This recall involves circular, 7-inch diameter Portfolio aluminum reflector with glass lens designed to be inserted into a light fixture. This reflector is intended for use in indoor, commercial applications, such as office buildings, schools and shopping malls. There are four springs attached to the lip of the reflector. Reflectors marked with a barcoded stamp on their outside surface are not subject this recall. The recall includes reflectors with the following catalog descriptions: 7080*G, 7081*G, 7280*G, 7281*G, 7380*G, 7381*G, 7780*G, 7781*G, MSP5429*, MSP5443*, OLD-7280KLI4G and 7-inch reflectors with glass lens with the “PDR” (Product Deviation Request or customized product designation) prefix; however, this description does not appear on the product. The recalled assembly is used in the following lighting fixtures: C7018*, C7042*, C7113*, C7118*, C7126*, C7142*, C7213*, C7218*, C7226*, C7242*HD7*, and MD7*
Sold at: Authorized distributors nationwide from May 2008 through February 2012 for between $50 and $100, depending on options and finish type.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Maintenance personnel in facilities with these fixtures should check them immediately, take down any units without a barcoded stamp and contact Cooper Lighting for free replacement springs.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cooper Lighting at (800) 954-7228 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.cooperlighting.com/.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion 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 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 954-7228
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission