Motion Sensing Security Lights Recalled by HeathCo due to Electrical Shock Hazard
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2012
Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 833-8657
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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: Motion Security Lights
Units: About 7,800
Manufacturer: HeathCo LLC, of Bowling Green, Ky.
Hazard: Internal wiring can be damaged during installation, bulb replacement or adjustment, posing an electric shock hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Heath®/Zenith 270° Motion Security Lights with model number SL-5414-WH. It replaces a standard outdoor wall mounted light fixture and is designed to turn on when motion is detected at night. The product has two cone-shaped lightbulb receptacles attached to a round mounting plate. A small, rectangular motion sensor is attached to the mounting plate between the lightbulb receptacles. The unit is made of aluminum and plastic. It comes in white only. The brand name and model number are on a label located on the back of the motion sensor.
Sold Exclusively at: Home Depot Stores from September 2011 through April 2012 for about $30.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the light, turn off power to the unit at the circuit breaker or fuse panel and contact HeathCo for a free replacement light fixture.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact HeathCo toll-free at (855) 833-8657 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the company's website at www.heath-zenith.com/hzproductnotice
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: https://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12236.html