FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2007 Release #07-258
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 522-1368 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
LED Lights Recalled by Plan 9 Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: E Lights
Units: About 340
Manufacturer: Plan 9 Inc., of White Salmon, Wash.
Hazard: The circuit board in the lights can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
Description: The E Light is a 12-Volt DC light fixture with recessed LEDs typically mounted on the ceiling or under a counter. The recalled light is a flat, white rectangle with three LEDs (in the three-watt model) or six LEDs (in the 6-watt model).
Sold at: Various recreational vehicle parts retailers nationwide or the Backwoods Solar Electric Systems Web site from February 2006 through May 2007 for between $40 and $60.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn the power off at the circuit breaker and contact Plan 9 for instructions on returning the product to the firm for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Plan 9 toll-free at (866) 522-1368 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.E-Light-Recall.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07258.html