Electrical Line RSS Feed Canadian Tire Voluntarily Recalls Blue Planet Soft White CFL Bulbs

    March 5, 2012 – The Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the public that Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.

    Name of Product: Blue Planet Soft White Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) Bulbs.

    Units: An estimated 26,960 units are affected.

    Distributor: Shanghai Light Industries.

    Importer: Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited.

    Hazard: It has been determined that the identified CFL Bulbs are not authorized to bear the CUL marking.

    Incidents/Injuries: Canadian Tire has not received any reports of incidents or injuries regarding the use of this product.

    Description/Models: This recall involves the Blue Planet Soft White Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs, identified by product # 52-5120, 52-5121, 52-5124, 52-5128 and 52-5510 that also bear an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listing of E320329 with a control number of 7G86. The product number, CUL listing and control number can be found on the base of the bulb.

    Sold by: Canadian Tire

    When was distributed: September 2010 – December 2011.

    Manufactured in: China.

    Remedy: Customers are asked to discontinue using the affected Blue Planet Soft White CFL Bulbs and return the product to any Canadian Tire store for a refund.

    Consumer Contact: Customers are asked to visit their local Canada Tire Store.

    Click HERE to download PDF of Recall with photo.

    » MORE PRODUCT SAFETY ALERT

    Electrical Line RSS Feed Top Stories

    Following the passage of the Combating Counterfeit Products Act (Bill C-8) by the House of Commons today, Industry Minister James Moore made the following statement: "Counterfeit goods that enter the Canadian market not only harm our economy and businesses but also can be a dangerous threat to our consumers and families. That is why our government introduced the Combating Counterfeit Products Act, which will give our border guards the tools they need to work with Canadian rights holders to stop...
    The world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) process on a coal-fired power plant officially opened October 2nd at Boundary Dam Power Station in Estevan, Saskatchewan. Premier Brad Wall, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Greg Rickford, Saskatchewan Economy Minister Bill Boyd, and SaskPower President and CEO Robert Watson were on hand to officially open the project. “Over the past six years, Saskatchewan has become a global hub of innovation, especially in agriculture...
    Hydro One announces that the refurbishment of an international transmission circuit linking Ontario and Michigan is complete. The $6.8 million investment refurbished 24 towers on the 5.5 km circuit that runs from Sarnia Scott TS to the Mid River Junction Bunce Creek at the St. Clair River. The work involved replacing five transmission towers and strengthening the steel on 19 towers in accordance with Canadian Safety Authority Standards. "The refurbishment of this critical asset ensures...
    CSEM announces the world's first white solar modules. This innovative technology is particularly attractive to the building industry where solar elements can blend into a building's skin and become virtually hidden energy sources. Applications in the consumer goods sector are also expected. Currently, the market lacks photovoltaic (PV) products specifically designed to be integrated into buildings. Most PV modules, built to maximize sunlight absorption, appear blue-black. This appearance,...
    GE announced it has achieved its 1,500th installed wind turbine in Canada, bringing GE's total of installed wind capacity across Canada to 2 gigawatts – or enough equivalent energy to power over 435,000 Canadian homes. GE is celebrating this milestone with wind industry peers at this week's CanWEA 2014 Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition in Montreal. The landmark turbine is a GE 1.6-100 wind turbine for China Longyuan...

    Electrical Line RSS Feed Industry News

    Showing Industry News.

     

    • October 28, 2014

      GE announced it has achieved its 1,500th installed wind turbine in Canada, bringing GE's total of installed wind capacity across Canada to 2 gigawatts – or enough equivalent energy to power over 435,000 Canadian homes. GE is celebrating this milestone with wind industry peers at this week's CanWEA 2014 Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition in Montreal.

      The landmark turbine is a GE 1.6-100 wind turbine f...

    • November 7, 2014

      Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. announced today that GIME Energy, a team made up of Envida Community Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc., and a number of equity partners including EllisDon Corporation and Index Energy Canada Corporation has been qualified by the Ontario Power Authority to submit proposals for renewable energy biomass projects that would feed electricity into the provincial grid under any future Large Renewable Procurement (LRP) Requests for Proposals that may be issued by the Ontario Power Authority.

      Biomass energy projects use recently harvested organic matter such as wood chips, wood pellets or agricultural waste as a fuel for generating energy. In a biomass plant, organic matter is burned to create heat which can be used in industrial pr...

    • November 6, 2014

      ATCO Electric announced that an environmentally innovative power-line construction project the company completed in Jasper National Park has received national profile as an environmental performance case study in the Canadian Electricity Association's (CEA) 2014 annual report, Engaged for a Sustainable Future.

      The project involved upgrading a section of power-line serving major Jasper tourist attractions that was built on rocky terrain along a narrow, heavily treed right-of-way crossing three mountain rivers. As many sections of the line could not be accessed by traditional means, ATCO Electric developed several innovative solutions that allowed the work to be completed while protecting the environment and ultimately increasing the reliability of the line.

      "Balancing the...

    Electrical Line RSS Feed Keeping Current

    Showing Keeping Current.

     

    • November 8, 2014

      INTACT LIGHTING GROUP President and Principal, Forrest Jones, announces that Stephen Watson, formerly of Stanpro Lighting Systems has joined the company in a Senior Specification and Sales position. "His years of industry experience and knowledge in the electrical community will be a true asset to inTact Lighting and we look forward to his continued service for years to come" said Forrest.

      inTact Lighting also announces the addition of Trevor Bierema as its second Quotation Specialist in the Newmarket-based office. Trevor has a background in sales and project coordination and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business from Redeemer University. He can be reached at 905.535.5555 or e-mail...

    • November 6, 2014

      PLUSRITE LIGHTING CANADA, a manufacturer and distributor of lamps, ballasts and fixtures, announces the acquisition of Global Electrical and Industrial Products. Global manufactures a complete line of electrical fittings, conduit bodies, flexible conduit and weatherproof boxes and covers and is a complementary addition to Plusrite's family of lighting products. With its full-stocking distribution centre in Langley, B.C., Plusrite will be able to readily meet its customers' demands. For sales inquiries or a copy of Plusrite's 2014 product catalogue, contact Chris McManus or Taya Mernagh of Proline Sales and Marketing at 778.786.0660 or e-mail ed@prolinesales.biz...

    • November 5, 2014

      GROUP CBS INC., with commercial interests in electrical supply, field service, and engineering throughout North America, announces the acquisition of electrical equipment supplier and service provider Electric Control Equipment Company, Inc., located in Norwalk, CT. Electric Control provides electrical equipment, repair, remanufacturing, and life-extension services to industrial and commercial customers worldwide. The company will be integrated into Group CBS’ Circuit Breaker Sales NE Inc. affiliate formed in April with the acquisition of Diversified Electric Services, Inc. of Seymour, CT.

      “Electric Control has a 60-year history of industry leadership and success providing custom and remanufactured switchgear, circuit breakers, parts, rentals,...

    • October 29, 2014

       LEGRAND CANADA National Sales Manager – Data Communications, José Mozota, has been recently named to the Board of Directors of BICSI as the Canadian Regional Director.

      With a doctorate in Chemistry from Ottawa University José has a wide and varied career starting with Nalco, Naperville Illinois in 1983, a position as country manager again with Nalco as Venezuela’s country manager and VP...

    Electrical Line RSS Feed Upcoming Events

    Electrical Line RSS Feed Product Safety Alert!

    View the latest safety alerts on recalled and counterfeit products:

     

    Electrical Line RSS Feed EL Newswire

    Electricalline Newswire
    Keep up-to-date with the latest news affecting your industry, personnel appointments, career opportunities, upcoming events and new product launches by subscribing to EL Newswire.
    Email:

    Electrical Line RSS Feed Product Showcase

    Showing results.
    • November 6, 2014

      Lenze has packaged a full scope of winding automation control features into a FAST Winder Technology Module now available for machine building and programming. Designed for modular programming with Lenze FAST Application Software, the new winding application template provides a basic programming framework featuring error-handling, prepared communication interfaces and machine-specific winding functionality.

      “Software is... read more

    • November 6, 2014

      Arlington’s new single-gang HORIZONTAL 21.0 cu. Inch IN/OUT™ Box is perfect for countertops, backsplashes – anywhere you need a horizontal outlet. Designed for new construction, it’s preset for a 1/2" wall, but adjusts to fit a finished wall up to 1-1/2". It’s the best choice of outlet when the final wall thickness is not known (tile, double drywall).

      • Eliminates setback boxes
      • Depth adjusts before OR after wall... read more

    • November 5, 2014

      Weidmuller expands its line of stripax® self-adjusting wire strippers with the addition of a new, high-precision stripping tool, the stripax® ULtimate. Designed to strip wires that have tough, halogen-free insulation, the stripax® ULtimate simplifies and reduces wire preparation time. Halogen-free insulating materials are rapidly becoming... read more



    Electrical Line RSS Feed Google Adsense