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    • 10/25/2017
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    • 20171002-E223F-2147397048
    Incident Description: Glass lens on the lightbulb came unglued and fell off the bulb. Lens was very hot and melted some plastic that was on the floor where it landed below.
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Philips Halogen lightbulb. Small flood light. Writing on side of bulb reads: Halogen PAR 16, 580 Lumens. 60w/120v, China 3L.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
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    • 5/30/2017
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    • 20170403-EDE36-2147404679
    Incident Description: While my wife was using the sink, the hot lens of an overhead light bulb detached and went flying, and hit her in the head. Fortunately she was not seriously injured. The bulb is a Philips Par16 Halogen light bulb, 420 Lumens, I believe it is 45W.
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Philips Par16 Halogen Bulb, 420 lumens, I believe it is 45W
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
    Business Comments:
    (5/26/2017) Customer is being reached by our Customer Care team. There had been an active recall in 2015 for certain production dates of the 60 Watt PAR 16 lamp, we do not have a record of complaints for the 45 Watt lamp which runs at 25% lower power. We are attempting ... (More)
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    • 1/26/2017
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    • 20161227-A4315-2147408878
    Incident Description: An incandescent light bulb exploded, raining hot glass and metal. It burned holes in furniture and the floor, but fortunately did not burn the person reading under this light. It was a Philips EcoVantage 72-watt, 120-volt bulb of 1490 lumens, also marked ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: incandescent light bulb, Philips EcoVantage, 1490 lumens, 72 watts, 120 volts, "Mexico," are printed on the top of the bulb.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
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    • 10/18/2016
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    • 20160926-4B27E-1596696
    Incident Description: I replace light bulbs in all recessed light into Philips Marathon CFL [REDACTED] and R40 when I moved into my current home in May 2010. In less than one year after installing those Marathon light bulbs, I had two incidents of glass globe dropping to the ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Philips Marathon Compact Fluorescent Dimmable Reflector Lamps R40
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
    Business Comments:
    (10/11/2016) This product is the subject of an active recall, number 11-302, that was initiated on 11 August, 2011. Information on that recall, including scope of the recall and instructions for consumers to obtain the appropriate remedy, can be accessed at: ... (More)
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    • 10/13/2016
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    • 20160920-1D9D1-2147413896
    Incident Description: I replace light bulbs in all recessed light into Philips Marathon CFL R30 and [REDACTED] when I moved into my current home in May 2010. In less than one year after installing those Marathon light bulbs, I had two incidents of glass globe dropping to the ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Philips Marathon Compact Fluorescent Dimmable Reflector Lamps R30
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
    Business Comments:
    (10/11/2016) This product is the subject of an active recall, number 11-302, that was initiated on 11 August, 2011. Information on that recall, including scope of the recall and instructions for consumers to obtain the appropriate remedy, can be accessed at: ... (More)
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    • 6/14/2016
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    • 20160523-3D872-2147419375
    Incident Description: I received a couple nasty cuts to my fingertips while attempting to remove a burned out Philips PAR16 60W Halogen light bulb.
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Philips PAR16 60W Halogen light bulb
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting North America Corporation
    Business Comments:
    (6/13/2016) This product is the subject of an active recall, number 15-242, that was initiated on 10 September, 2015. The customer contacted Philips on May 20, 2016 and explained he had 13 of the subject lamps in his home. Replacement lamps have been shipped to the ... (More)
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    • 6/1/2016
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    • 20160502-B81BA-2147419804
    Incident Description: I have had THREE different Philips 500 watt Halogen bulbs FRACTURE and two of them EXPLODED in my outdoor lighting fixtures. I have two of these fixtures that burn from dusk to dawn on the front of my residence showcasing it in light at night. I have used the ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Philips 500 Watt Halogen bulb rated for outdoor lighting fixtures
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
    Business Comments:
    (5/25/2016) The customer filed a complaint with Philips in November of 2015, an analysis of both the fixture and the lamp was conducted at our facility in China, and it was concluded that the issue was related to the fixture. On the packaging, Philips explains that the ... (More)
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    • 3/25/2016
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    • 20160222-4A0F8-1557215
    Incident Description: Caller stated that the bulb shattered dispersing glass pieces onto his floor. He stated that he noticed that there was a recall on the bulb and he would like to add this incident as well. Recall#15-242 Hazard:The lens of the bulb can shatter in the lamp or ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Halogen Bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
    Business Comments:
    (3/21/2016) This product is the subject of an active recall, number 15-242, that was initiated on 10 September, 2015. Information on that recall, including scope of the recall and instructions for consumers to obtain the appropriate remedy, can be accessed at: ... (More)
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    • 6/3/2015
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    • 20150213-8B569-1468416
    Incident Description: On September 22, 2014 at approximately 5:57am, a light bulb in the Philips Wide-Lite fixture attached to the [REDACTED] located at [REDACTED] exploded. The heat of the explosion caused the plastic cover of the Philips Wide-Lite fixture to rupture ... (More)
    Product: Electric Chandeliers or Other Attached Light Fixtures (628)
    Product Description: Philips Wide-Lite light fixtures
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
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    • 3/19/2015
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    • 20150225-1775B-1470503
    Incident Description: I am a consulting Electrical Engineer but this incident happened in my own home. Screwed replacement light bulb into a desk lamp. Turned on lamp. Short circuit in lamp tripped house circuit breaker. Examination revealed: * Lamp has a 3-way socket * Bulb was ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Philips SlimStyle 10.5w LED (UPC 0-4667743314-7), though problem can be reproduced with older [REDACTED] 60w incandescent
    Injury Info: Unspecified
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    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Lighting Company
    Business Comments:
    (3/17/2015) The customer contacted Philips Lighting on 2/26/15. The customer advised Philips Lighting that the alleged concern could also be duplicated with an incandescent lamp. In an abundance of caution, the customer was provided with information concerning the ... (More)

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