The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Cooper Lighting LLC, of Peachtree City, Ga., announced a voluntary recall of about 21,000 Portfolio 7-inch reflector assembly with glass lens.
Hazard: The reflector can fall out of its fixture to the ground, which could result in an injury hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Cooper Lighting has received 23 reports of reflectors falling. No injuries have been reported to the firm.
Description: This recall involves circular, 7-inch diameter Portfolio aluminum reflector with glass lens designed to be inserted into a light fixture. This reflector is intended for use in indoor, commercial applications, such as office buildings, schools and shopping malls. There are four springs attached to the lip of the reflector. Reflectors marked with a barcoded stamp on their outside surface are not subject this recall. The recall includes reflectors with the following catalogue descriptions: 7080*G, 7081*G, 7280*G, 7281*G, 7380*G, 7381*G, 7780*G, 7781*G, MSP5429*, MSP5443*, OLD-7280KLI4G and 7-inch reflectors with glass lens with the “PDR” (Product Deviation Request or customized product designation) prefix; however, this description does not appear on the product. The recalled assembly is used in the following lighting fixtures: C7018*, C7042*, C7113*, C7118*, C7126*, C7142*, C7213*, C7218*, C7226*, C7242*HD7*, and MD7*.
Sold at: Authorized distributors nationwide from May 2008 through February 2012 for between $50 and $100, depending on options and finish type.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Maintenance personnel in facilities with these fixtures should check them immediately, take down any units without a barcoded stamp and contact Cooper Lighting for free replacement springs.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cooper Lighting at (800) 954-7228 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.cooperlighting.com/.
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