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CPSC and Tensor Corp. Announce Recall To Replace 500-Watt Halogen Bulbs. Consumer Product Safety Commission. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml97/97038.html April 30, 1998.

Abstract: This article reports the recall of halogen bulbs and lamps made by the Tensor Corporation of Chelsea, Mass. 50,000 lamps contain 500-watt tubular halogen bulbs that could shatter during use. 281 shattered bulbs have been reported to Tensor prompting the company to recall the item. These shattering bulbs have resulted in six burn injuries and three fires. The model numbers of the lamps are LT609N and LT609P. These models were sold from October, 1995 to April, 1996. To obtain a replacement bulb, contact Tensor at 1-888-564-4424.

For more information, contact:
CPSC hotline 1-800-638-2772
or visit http://www.cpsc.gov.
or write
CPSC
4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814

 
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