Safety Recall:TCP 10 Watt LED A19 High Performance Dimming Lamp
LED Lamps Recalled by Technical Consumer Products Due to Electrical Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Habitat for Humanity
Name of Product: Technical Consumer Products (TCP) LED lamp (LED10A19DODLCHPD)
Hazard: The lamps can overheat exposing energized heat-sink and wires, posing electrical shock hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using recalled lamps, shut off power to lights and contact TCP for instructions on receiving a refund or a free replacement lamp.
Consumer Contact: TCP at 800-324-1496 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email at email@example.com or online at www.tcpi.com and click on “Recall” for more information.
Units: About 23,000
Description: This recall involves 10 watt LED A19 Shape lamps sold under the TCP Brand Name. These lamps are white and produce a soft white (2700 Kelvin) color temperature. Recalled units have an item number of “LED10A19DODLCHP” and the date code printed directly on the white plastic heat sink of the lamp, just above the screw in base. Consumers will need to shut off power to the lights and disengage the lamp to check the item number and date code.
|Item Number||Brand||UPC||Description||Date Code|
|LED10A19DODLCHPD||TCP||7-6214804626-4||10-watt LED A19 Lamp with High Performance Dimming 2700K||1423217|
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold at: Exclusively at Habitat for Humanity of San Joaquin County in Stockton, Calif., August 2016 through September 2016 for about $3. TCP donated the lamps to Habitat.
Importer: Technical Consumer Products Inc., of Aurora, Ohio
Manufactured in: China
Photo: LED 10 lamp
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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Photo#2: Lamp and box