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    Lithonia Lighting CFMK Surface Mount Brackets Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

  • Aug 20, 2020

    August 19, 2020 – Lithonia Lighting CFMK Surface Mount Brackets. The bracket can fail to securely surface mount the CPANL LED fixture and allow the fixture to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury. (Health Canada – RA-73717)

     

       

    Product Description: This recall involves metal CFMK H-brackets that are screwed into the ceiling and used to surface mount CPANL LED fixtures. The CFMK bracket was included as an optional mounting accessory with 1x4, 2x4 and 2x2 CPANLs.

    The following CFMK brackets are included in the recall:

     
    Model Number Serial Number   Date Code
    CPANL 2x2 35 K with brackets *264JGP  L04xx18-L10xx18
    GP07xx18– GP05xx20
    CPANL 2x4 35 K with brackets *264JGN  L04xx18-L10xx18
    GP07xx18– GP05xx20
    CPANL 1x4 35 K with brackets *264M17  L04xx18-L10xx18
    GP07xx18– GP05xx20

     

    Hazard identified: The CFMK bracket can fail to securely surface mount the CPANL LED fixture and allow the fixture to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury. As of August 13, 2020, the company has received 2 reports of failing brackets in Canada, and no reports of injury. In the United States, the company has received 22 reports of failing brackets, and 1 report of minor injury.

    Number sold: Approximately 299 units of the affected product were sold in Canada, and approximately 318,000 were sold in the United States.

    Time period sold: The affected products were sold from August 2018 to June 2020.

    Place of origin: Manufactured in China.

    Companies:

    Distributor
    Lithonia Lighting, a division of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc.
    Conyers
    Georgia
    UNITED STATES
     
    Manufacturer
    Xiamen Guangpu Electronics Co., Ltd. (Gopro)
    Xiamen
    Fujian
    CHINA
     
    Manufacturer
    Lextar Electronics Corp.
    Hsinchu
    TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
     
    What You Should Do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Lithonia Lighting for a repair kit and installation instructions. Consumers should prevent people from going into the immediate area under the fixtures until the brackets are repaired.
     
    For more information, consumers can contact Lithonia Lighting by telephone toll-free at 1-855-307-2454 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Thursday, or visit the company's website to order a free repair kit.
     
    Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
     
    Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
     
    Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
     
    This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.
     
    Click HERE to view Health Canada Product Safety Alert.