Manufacturer: Philips Lighting Co
Product: Metal Halide Lamps
Hazard: The internal wiring can arc causing the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter. This poses fire and laceration hazards.
Injuries: Philips has received one report of a failure that damaged a lamp. The company has received no reports of injury or property damage.
Description: The recalled items are egg-shaped, clear glass, 150-watt industrial metal halide lamps. They are about five inches long and have a medium base. Recalled lamps were manufactured between November 2012 and March 2013. “Philips,” “150W” “ALTO M142/0,” “Hg,” “USA 3A-1” and “MHC150/U/MP/4K” are stamped on the lamp. Each lamp comes in a protective cardboard sleeve. The Philips logo appears at the top of the protective sleeve on all sides. “MasterColor,” “Ceramic Metal Halide ED-17 Protected,” “Hg – Lamp Contains Mercury” are on the side of the sleeve. “MHC150/U/MP/4K ALTO” and Universal Product Code (UPC) “46677 37724” are on a label on the side of the sleeve.
Sold At: Professional electrical wholesale supply distributors for use by industrial and commercial property owners from November 2012 to April 2013 for about $20. The lamps have been installed in retail stores and recreational facilities.
Units: About 8,100
Consumer Contact: Philips Lighting Company at (800) 372-3331, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.philips.com/recall for more information.