August 27, 2008
Indoor Lighting Fixtures Recalled By Lithonia Lighting Due to Impact Hazard
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /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.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) Name of Product: Indoor Lighting Fixtures Units: About 1,400 Manufacturer/Distributor: Lithonia Lighting, of Conyers, Ga.
Hazard: The glass reflector can separate from the fixture and fall, posing a risk of injury to consumers below the fixture.
Incidents/Injuries: There has been one report of a glass reflector falling. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves the Hi-Bay Indoor High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Fixtures, model numbers PG16A and PG21A. The fixture is intended for high-mounting heights (at least 20 feet above floor level) and is used in retail, warehouse and heavy manufacturing locations. The fixture's housing is made of die-cast aluminum.
Sold by: Electrical distributors and sales representatives nationwide from January 2007 through May 2008 for between $280 and $350.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should inspect the fixtures immediately and take down any units with loose glass. Consumers should contact Lithonia Lighting to arrange for a free replacement.
Customer Contact: For additional information, contact Lithonia Lighting at (800) 315-4963 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.lithonia.com/.
Photos at http://www.cpsc.gov/. Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 315-4963 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
CONTACT: CPSC Media Contact: +1-301-504-7908
Web site: http://www.cpsc.gov/http://www.lithonia.com/