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LED Lamps Recalled Due to Impact Hazard
August 10, 2020 - Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff »
About 3,000 USHIO Indiglow LED T8 lamps have been recalled because they can overheat, causing the glass tube to fall out. This poses an impact hazard, and Ushio America has received reports of five incidents involving the lamp tubes falling to the ground. No injuries have been reported, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The recalled Indiglow LED T8 backlight lamps have a 4-foot tube and are direct drop-in replacements for 30W and 32W T8 fluorescent tubes. They were sold between March 2017 through March 2018. A manufacturing date code of 16xx or 17xx is imprinted on the silver aluminum end cap of the lamp.
Facility managers are directed to remove the recalled lamps from use and contact Ushio America for a full refund or a free replacement lamp. For more information on the recall, go to Ushio America’s recall page or call 800-838-7446.
Naomi Millán is editor of Building Operating Management.