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    • 11/1/2016
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    • 20161009-F8BF0-2147412187
    Incident Description: A Sylvania Hologen flood light bulb exploded off the glass lense cover narrowly missing my wife and nearly causing serious injury. The bulb was purchased at Lowes. The description: Sylvania Halogen 60 W 120 V WFL, 1100 Lumens, Mexico, J378
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    • 11/19/2013
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    • 20130829-1B2FA-1351703
    Incident Description: Caller stated that while the halogen light bulb was turned off it exploded. She and her spouse had left the house and on their return she stepped on a piece of glass on the bathroom floor, she noticed that overhead light in the vanity had shattered. No injury ... (More)
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    (3/10/2014) The response given by customer service is correct: halogen lamps do not generally explode when they are not energized. There are two possible failure modes for this type of halogen lamp. One is where the outer glass envelope is broken and the glass capsule ... (More)
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    • 9/1/2011
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    • 20110701-90EE5-1189840
    Incident Description: The consumer says she was standing by the kitchen stove at the countertop and smelled an electrical or chemical burning smell. She says it had a formaldehyde type of smell. She inspected her home, and looked up at the exposed CFL light bulb in her fan above ... (More)
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    (8/22/2011) Screw-based compact fluorescent lamps have become a popular alternative to incandescent lamps due to increased efficiency and reduced operating costs. The industry realizes that some customers are concerned regarding the manner in how a small number of ... (More)
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