Heico lighting, a division of EMD Technologies, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is recalling about 3,900 power supply transformers.
The transformers do not meet the UL standard for the product and pose a fire risk. There have been no reports of incidents or injures.
This recall involves neon power supply transformers designed to power commercial signs. They are in black metal boxes about 4.5 inches long by 3.5 inches wide with rows of vents on all sides. "HEICO LIGHTING" and the model information are printed on a plate on the transformer. The recalled models include PLATINUM-9000-30, PLATINUM-10000-30, PLATINUM-12000-30, TFT-04PL-6000-30, and TFT-06PL-9000-30.
The transformers, manufactured in Canada, were sold by Heico lighting directly to the following ten distributors nationwide from December 2011 through May 2012 for between $60 and $150:
- Denco Sales
- Graphic Solution
- Hart Supply
- Interstate Electric
- Montroy Supply Co
- N.Glantz & Son
- Pioneer Supply
- Reece Supply Co
- Sun Supply
- Tubelite Co.
Consumers should stop using these recalled power supply transformers and unplug them immediately until a free replacement transformer has been professionally installed.
Consumers should contact Heico lighting toll-free at (800) 665-1166, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, to schedule the free installation of a replacement transformer.