Metalux fluorescent shop lights recalled for electrical shock danger
- November 21, 2007 3:52 PM
- By Peter Hadzipetros
Texas-based Cooper Lighting Inc. is recalling about 274,000 Metalux fluorescent shop lights because they may pose an electrical shock hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.
The company has learned of six incidents in which consumers experienced an electric shock. No injuries were reported.
The recall applies to lights with the model number 9240, and the date codes ranging between 344 06 and 257 07.
The lights were sold in home centre and hardware stores in the U.S. from January 2007 to October 2007 for between $8 and $10 US each.
Consumers should uninstall affected lights and return them to the store for a refund or credit.
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