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Trisonic Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Recalled Due To Fire Hazard
TRISONIC COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS RECALLED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD
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: Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Importer: Eastern America Trio Products Inc. of Flushing, N.Y.
Hazard: Light bulb may overheat and catch fire.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of incidents,
including two fires that resulted in minor property damage.
Description: This recall involves Trisonic 15-, 20-, 22- and 25-watt
compact fluorescent light bulbs with the model numbers TS-EN 15W/SP,
TS-EN 20W/SP, TS-CFL 22WB or TS-EN 25W/SP printed on the base of the
Sold at: Discount stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and
Connecticut from January 2008 to December 2008 for between $1 and $1.50.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the light bulbs and
contact the company for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Eastern America
Trio Products Inc. at 800-661-7146 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday or visit the firm's website at http://www.trisonic.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the
recalled product, please go to:
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