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Philips Lighting Recalls Endura and Ambient LED Bulbs Due to Shock 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: Endura and Ambient LED dimmable light bulbs

Hazard: A lead wire in the bulb's housing can have an improper fitting, which can electrify the entire lamp and pose a shock hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Philips Lighting Co. at (800) 295-5147 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.recall.philips.com, choose United States/English and click on the Endura and Ambient LED bulb recall for more information or email the firm at ledprincelamp@philips.com for more information.

Units: About 99,000

Description: This recall involves Endura 12-watt and Ambient 12.5-watt LED dimmable light bulbs. The bulbs are orange in color and have "MADE IN CHINA," "Fabrique in Chine" followed by a slanted "S," and the model number 9290001829 printed on the gray plastic band on the neck of the bulbs. The date codes, 2L for the Endura bulbs and 2K or 2L for the Ambient bulbs, are printed on the metal screw base. The bulbs give off a white light and are used indoors to replace incandescent bulbs. The following chart outlines the recall details:

Product Name

Model Number

Ordering Code


Factory Code

Date Code

EnduraLED 12W A19 2700k Dimmable 120V


12A19/END/2700-800 DIM 

46677 40994



AmbientLED 12.5W A19 2700k Dimmable 120V


BC-12.5A19/AMB/2700-800 DIM

46677 42215



2K and 2L


Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled LED bulbs, unplug the fixture, remove the bulb and contact Philips for free replacement bulbs.

Sold at: Home Depot, grocery and home center stores nationwide, online retailers, including Amazon.com and through electrical distributors between October 2012 and May 2013 for between $15 and $30.

Manufacturer: Philips Lighting Co., of Somerset, N.J.

Manufactured in: China