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Progress Lighting Recalls Fixtures For Fall Hazard


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CPSC Alert #08-360

Progress Lighting, in cooperation with the CPSC, has voluntarily recalled about 6,000 overhead light fixtures because they can unexpectedly fall and injure people. Inspectors that find these fixtures should inform their clients about this recall and advise homeowners to call 866-418-5543 to obtain a free repair kit and a certificate for a free installation of the repair kit by an electrician.

Name of Products: Pendant-Style Ceiling-Mounted Indoor Light Fixtures

Importer: Progress Lighting, of Greenville, S.C.

Hazard: The ceiling-mount assembly that supports the light fixture can fail, causing the fixture to unexpectedly fall and injure consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Progress Lighting has received three reports of incidents, including one report of a fixture falling from the ceiling. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves the following models of pendant-style ceiling-mounted light fixtures: P3601-09, P3602-09, P3603-09, P3603-09EXP, P3685-09, P3685-09EXP, P4260-09, P4261-09, P4261-09EXP and P4262-09. The product number is located inside the canopy located flush with the ceiling. The fixtures have frosted white glass and a brushed aluminum finish.

Sold by: Electrical/lighting distributors and select Home Depot and Expo Design Centers nationwide from January 2005 through May 2008 for between $180 and $1,000

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Progress Lighting toll-free at (866) 418-5543 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.progresslighting.com

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