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    • REPORT
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    • 6/1/2018
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    • 20171228-EBD04-1721873
    Incident Description: The submitter said three out of her 8 light bulbs have exploded while they were in the socket. The submitter indicated that the lights were on when the incident occurred. The submitter believes these lights are defective and should be recalled. She contacted ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: 60 watt incandescent candelabra light bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (5/18/2018) Reports of failures of this type are rare and in many cases can be caused by external issues such as power surges, voltage spikes, brownouts or other power line disturbances. The consumer initially contacted our company and was not able to provide enough ... (More)
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    • 9/11/2017
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    • 20170816-F997D-2147398081
    Incident Description: This is concerning Westinghouse Timeless Vintage Inspired Bulbs (60watt light bulbs #01432). Since March or April 2017, 3 out of 10 bulbs have shattered. Without being touched or otherwise subjected to any force or human contact of any kind, the glass portion ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Light bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (8/25/2017) Lamp bursts are very rare and usually occur due to a hairline crack in the glass envelope or from power line disturbances/power surges.
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    • 9/21/2015
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    • 20150811-AE22F-1508962
    Incident Description: Callers verbiage from email; "The incident being reported occurred when I flicked a switch to illuminate our guest bathroom. I was behind a partial wall and did not have the full vanity fixture in my line of sight. Upon activating the eight-light fixture, one ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Incandescent complexion light-bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
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    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (9/4/2015) I will contact [REDACTED] for more information. It is highly unlikely for 5 bulbs to be defective at exactly the same time. Our Quality Specialist seems to think that there was a power surge that caused this event.
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    • 5/28/2015
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    • 20150414-41A94-1478766
    Incident Description: An investigation was conducted on similar incidents of light bulbs exploding at this consumer's home in March of 2014. Another incident occurred on 4/9/15. The consumer's husband turned on the kitchen chandelier, and a candelabra bulb exploded. There were no ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Candelabra bulb Commercial model - 130 volt
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (5/14/2015) The consumer has not provided enough information to respond. The C-7 model name given describes the shape of the bulb and not the specific lamp. We carry one bulb with the C-7 shape and it is a low wattage bulb. Our Quality Dept. informed me that there are no ... (More)
    (6/19/2015) Westinghouse Lighting strives to provide the highest quality products to consumers. The lamp in this report has been produced in the same factory for more than 20 years and no changes have been made to the glass used in production.
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    • 12/16/2014
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    • 20141121-DB7EA-2147438640
    Incident Description: My lightbulb exploded upon turning it on (via switch). Glass went everywhere and could have injured my 5 year old.
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Westinghouse 40w Candelabra Light Bulb, 120v
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (12/3/2014) Our Quality Department has been notified and this report is being investigated. Lamp bursts are very rare and usually occur due to a hairline crack in the glass envelope or from power line disturbances or power surges.
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    • 6/18/2014
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    • 20140523-93BF7-2147444267
    Incident Description: Two Westinghouse 60w clear candelabra light bulbs exploded within a week of each other. The first explosion happened on 5/16/2014. The bulb was in a small single-fixture desk lamp with a shade. The explosion happened immediately when a family member turned ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Westinghouse 60w clear candelabra light bulbs (small base)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (6/4/2014) The consumer has reported this incident to our Call Center. Our Quality Department has been notified and this case is being investigated. Lamp bursts are very rare and usually occur due to a hairline crack in the glass envelope or power line disturbances or ... (More)
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    • 4/17/2014
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    • 20140225-3AF2E-1388592
    Incident Description: Caller is reporting that her candelabra light bulbs have been exploding. She purchased candelabra lights possibly in 2012 at a few different retailers and has had three incidents of them exploding since that time. The first of the incidents occurred ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Candelabra Light Bulbs Various model #s per IDI.
    Injury Info: No Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (4/4/2014) After reviewing our records of the correspondence between GSC Product Management, GSC Quality Control, and the consumer Westinghouse responded to every inquiry we received either by email or phone in a timely manner and in most cases this was within 1 ... (More)
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    • 1/30/2014
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    • 20131228-DCFA4-2147448729
    Incident Description: The first time I filled this out and clicked "Next" your website gave me an Error message and lost my complaint. So here I go again. My wife and I have three six-bulb chandeliers in our home of 19 years. We have standardized on Westinghouse candelabra base 40 ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Westinghouse 40 Watt Frosted 120Volt Candelabra Base light bulb, bar code 0 30721 03286 8.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (1/8/2014) Westinghouse Lighting strives for complete customer satisfaction. A copy of this report was forwarded to our Quality Department. They will perform a thorough investigation. Lamp bursts could be caused by power surges, spikes, brownouts or other power line ... (More)
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    • 11/21/2013
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    • 20131029-B9B6D-2147450427
    Incident Description: This is a copy of the message sent to Westinghouse: I have contacted Westinghouse twice in the last 2 months, once on September 29 and again on October 13, related to one of their products (CFL) that literally exploded. I am copying my message I sent to them ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: CFL
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (11/7/2013) I will be contacting the claimant for more information. I will need the item number involved so we can investigate her claim and resolve this issue.
    (11/13/2013) After contacting the customer on 11/7/2013 it was determined that the customer accidentally put the e-mail response from Westinghouse dated 10/14/2013 in the trash. Our Consumer Support Representative is working with the customer to resolve the issue.
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    • 4/6/2012
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    • 20120313-FC1E2-2147469312
    Incident Description: On September 25, 2010 I purchased a package of two Westinghouse 60w light bulbs from an Ace Hardware store here in Scottsdale, AZ. The Item No. is 03793. I installed the bulbs in the outdoor fixtures on either side of our garage door. Ten days ago, one of ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: 60w light bulbs, standard base, blunt tip. Made in China.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (3/23/2012) Reports of base separation are rare and may occur due to the cement drying out or not enough cement or glue used to hold the glass to the metal base. Another factor to consider is heat buildup in the glass envelope. Depending on the climate and direct sun ... (More)

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