LEDVANCE of Wilmington, Mass., is recalling about 56,000 SYLVANIA recessed canister light kits sold in the U.S. and Canada.
The kits can short circuit, posing a shock and electrocution hazard when consumers try to troubleshoot flickering lights.
The firm has received three reports of consumers being shocked by the recalled canister lights. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves SYLVANIA RT56HO 900 lumen recessed canister light kits with Batch 0 following a five digit code, for example 75137-0, printed on the back of the white rim and on the product’s packaging.
The light kits, manufactured in China, were sold to industrial and commercial distributors between June 2015, and October 2016, for about $45 per kit. The recalled product was not sold directly to consumers.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled canister light kits and contact the firm for free replacement and installation by a technician.
Warnings and instructions must be followed to disconnect power prior to servicing, removing or replacing the recalled products.
Consumers may contact LEDVANCE at 800-654-0089 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or www.SYLVANIA.com and click on “Legal” and then “Recall Safety Information” for more information.
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