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Philips Lighting has received twelve new reports of lamps shattering, including one incident involving a fire.
Cree has recalled LED T8 lamps due to burn hazard; includes T8 lamps provided as replacements in previous recall.
Philips Lighting has received two reports of lamps shattering. No injuries or property damage have been reported, but there is potential for burns and lacerations.
GE has received four reports of the lamp separating from the lamp base. No injuries or property damage have been reported, but there is potential for the lamp to fall onto people below, posing an impact hazard.
Electrical arcing may cause certain Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps to overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard.
Facility managers must communicate how much money they will save in order to convince top management that these efforts can fund their lighting maintenance in perpetuity.
The models are being recalled because the glue that attaches the glass outer envelope or globe to the body of the lamp can fail allowing it to fall and strike persons and objects below.