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Indoor Lighting Fixtures Recalled By Lithonia Lighting Due to Impact Hazard

August 27, 2008

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/




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