Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Cooper Lighting Recalls Solar/Battery Powered Light Fixtures Due to Fire Hazard

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: All-Pro and Defiant solar-powered outdoor LED light fixtures

Hazard: The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture's housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: October 11, 2018

Units: About 350,000 (in addition, about 11,963 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact: Cooper Lighting toll-free at 866-461-7819 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at LT-consumerreplacements@eaton.com or online at www.cooperlighting.com and click on "Safety Notices" under the Resources tab for more information.

Description: This recall involves solar-powered, motion-activated outdoor LED light fixtures sold under the All-Pro and Defiant brands. The model number is displayed on the interior of the fixture. The Defiant MST1000LWDF, All-Pro MST800L, and All-Pro MST800LW all have two light sources on top of a housing with a round motion sensor on the bottom of that housing. The All-Pro WPS2040M has a flat housing with the LED light source in the center of the housing and an integrated motion sensor lens and dimmer above the motion sensor. All the light fixtures are connected by wire to a solar panel.

Brand

Model Number

Defiant

MST1000LWDF

All-Pro

MST800L

All-Pro

MST800LW

All-Pro

WPS2040M

 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighting fixtures and contact the Eaton Customer Service Center for a free replacement battery pack. Eaton will ship the replacement battery pack with step-by-step battery replacement instructions.

Incidents/Injuries: Cooper Lighting has received seven reports of light fixtures overheating and property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Home Depot, Lowe's, and other stores nationwide from September 2015 through July 2018 for about $70 to $100.

Importer: Cooper Lighting, LLC, Peachtree City, Ga., a division of Eaton

Manufactured In: China