LED light bulbs
Lighting Science Group Corp. of Satellite Beach, Fla., is recalling about 554,000 LED light bulbs because they can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The 120-volt LED bulbs, sold as 6-, 8- and 9-watt bulbs (equivalent to 40 or 50 watts), were marketed under the brand names Definity, EcoSmart, Sylvania and Westinghouse. The model numbers A19, G25 and R20/PAR20 are found on the packaging and on the light-colored circular neck above the base of the bulb where the date code is also printed.
They were sold nationwide are various retailers, including hardware, lighting and electrical supply stores.
Consumers should remove the bulbs from sockets and contact Light Science Group for replacement bulbs.
For more information, contact Lighting Science Group toll free at 1-855-574-2533 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.lsgc.com/recall.
IdeaVillage Products Corp. of Wayne, N.J., is recalling about 5,200 battery-powered BrightLight blankets because the batteries can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
The recalled blankets are 40-inch by 60-inch white, polyester blankets with LED lights that change color.
They were sold online at www.brightlightpillow.com and by phone from July 2012 through August 2012 for about $40.
Consumers should contact IdeaVillage for a free replacement blanket.
For more information, contact IdeaVillage toll free at 1-866-655-4342, from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday and Tuesday, 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT Wednesday, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PT Thursday and Friday; or go online to www.brightlightblanketrecall.com.recalls
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