LED light bulbs that can separate from their sockets and fall onto consumers are among this week’s recalled products. Others include patio set chairs that can fall apart.
Here’s a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Fourteen Halco LED bulb models used in recessed lights, as outdoor security lighting and in retail displays. "ProLED" is printed on a label on the plastic housing of the bulb along with model numbers, product names, and date codes. They were sold at lighting retailers and distributors nationwide from June 2009 through March 2014. Details on the recalled models can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Halco-Recalls-LED-Bulbs/
WHY: The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.
INCIDENTS: Five reports of the bulbs separating from the socket. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 9,500.
FOR MORE: Call Halco at 844-277-0177 or visit www.halcolighting.com and click on "LED Bulb Recall" for more information.
DETAILS: Bollinger Fitness Classic and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment, model numbers 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775. The Bollinger Fitness logo appears on the handles. The model number can be found on the product’s packaging. They were sold from July 2012 through March 2014.
WHY: A black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: One report of the door anchor ball releasing resulting in an injury to the user.
HOW MANY: About 60,000 in the U.S. and 3,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Bollinger at 800-255-6061, send email to SGuess(at)alliancesportsgroup.net, or visit www.bollingerfitness.com and click on "Important News" at the bottom right corner of the page for more information.
PATIO SET CHAIRS
DETAILS: Nantucket Distributing resin wicker outdoor patio set chairs. The set includes two brown powder-coated outdoor metal resin wicker chairs and a round table with aluminum top with brown resin wicker trim. The chairs were sold with a hang tag with item number RT043SET. They were sold at Christmas Tree Shops and That! stores nationwide during March 2014.
WHY: The rear legs of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of the rear chair legs breaking. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 4,000.
FOR MORE: Call Christmas Tree Shops at 888-287-3232 or visit www.christmastreeshops.com and go to the "Product Recalls" link at the bottom of the homepage for more information.
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