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Lamps Recalled Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards

Philips Energy Advantage Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps model CDM330 have been recalled by the company due to a risk of laceration and burns. The company has received two reports of lamps shattering, though no injuries have been reported, according to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall number 16-172.

This recall affects about 87,000 lamps sold between May 2011 and June 2012. The lamps were sold in both clear and coated version, for replacement of 400W quartz metal halides in high-bay applications.

Lamps have a date code on the base or on the ovoid of the lamp. Recalled date codes are 1E, 1F, 1G, 1H, 1J, 1K, 1L, and 1M.

Facility mangers affected by this recall can contact Philips for a free replacement. Contact Philips Lighting at 866-253-5503 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at, or online at and click on “For Professionals” and then “Recalls” for more information. 

This Quick Read was submitted by Naomi Millán, senior editor of Building Operating Management magazine,


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