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Safety Alert

LEDVANCE Recalls Recessed Canister Light Kits Due to Shock and Electrocution Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: SYLVANIA recessed canister light kits

Hazard: The recalled recessed canister light kits can short circuit, posing a shock and electrocution hazard when consumers try to troubleshoot flickering lights.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: LEDVANCE at 800-654-0089 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or www.SYLVANIA.com and click on "Legal" and then "Recalls" for more information.

Units: About 45,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 11,000 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves SYLVANIA RT56HO 900 lumen recessed canister light kits with Batch 0 following a five digit code, for example 75137-0, printed on the back of the white rim and on the product's packaging.

Model number

 Product Description

75137-0

LEDRT56HO900827 2/CS 1/SKU

75138-0

LEDRT56HO900830 2/CS 1/SKU

75139-0

LEDRT56HO900840 2/CS 1/SKU

75140-0

LEDRT56HO900835 2/CS 1/SKU

Incidents/Injuries: LEDVANCE has received three reports of consumers being shocked by the recalled canister lights. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled canister light kits and contact the firm for free replacement and installation by a technician. Warnings and instructions must be followed to disconnect power prior to servicing, removing or replacing the recalled products.

Sold at: The recalled canister lights were sold to industrial and commercial distributors between June 2015 and October 2016 for about $45 per kit. The recalled product was not sold directly to consumers.

Distributor: LEDVANCE LLC, of Wilmington, Mass.

Manufactured in: China