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Ushio America recalls Indiglow LED T8 lamps

The lamps can overheat causing the glass tube to fall

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Ushio America of Cypress, Calif., is recalling about 3,000 Indiglow LED T8 lamps.

The lamps can overheat causing the glass tube to fall and strike those standing nearby, posing an injury hazard.

The firm has received reports of five incidents involving the lamp tubes overheating and falling to the ground. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Ushio America’s Indiglow LED T8 backlight lamps, with a 4ft. tube.

The lamps are direct drop-in replacements for 30W and 32W T8 fluorescent tubes. The firm name USHIO and brand name Indiglow are on the lamp.

The manufacturing date code is imprinted on the silver aluminum end cap of the lamp indicated by 16xx or 17xx.

The lamps, manufactured in China, were sold at Candela Corporation, Bulb America, Atlanta Light Bulbs, Dial Electric, Television Production Services, and 1000 bulbs.com and distributors nationwide and online at Ushio.com from March 2017, through March 2018, for about $25.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and contact the firm for a full refund or a free replacement lamp. Ushio America is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact Ushio America at (800) 838-7446 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at customerservice@ushio.com, or online at https://www.ushio.com/ushio-indiglow-led-t8-recall-information/ for more information.