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    • 12/19/2017
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    • 20171128-E2CC7-2147394999
    Incident Description: After installing GE reveal 60W PAR16 Halogen Bulbs, a brief time later the glass shattered in one blub raining hot glass down on the kitchen counter as the small bulb continued to burn. About a week later a second bulb shattered. Fortunately no one was in the ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: See above
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Lighting
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    • 7/10/2017
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    • 20170516-890A2-2147400463
    Incident Description: I just bought this product and was using it on my addition which is covered by a roof/ awning on my porch!! When I began to screw it in the socket it exploded in my face/ hand!!! I had to dig little glass pieces out of my hands and breast/ chest!!! I have ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Just bought this at dollar general and I began screwing the bulb in and it immediately exploded in my hand and glass going everywhere!!i have used this same ... (More)
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Lighting
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    • 8/15/2014
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    • 20140625-A9710-1410796
    Incident Description: Caller stated that she went in the bathroom and was getting ready for a shower when she heard a popping sound. She looked up and noticed that the heating and light ventilation system that holds the glass became unhinged and the glass fell out to the floor. ... (More)
    Product: Electric Chandeliers or Other Attached Light Fixtures (628)
    Product Description: heating, light ventillation system
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Broan - NuTone, LLC
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    • 5/3/2013
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    • 20130411-D2C36-2147457049
    Incident Description: Compact spiral bulb violently exploded in my sons room. The event appeared random without contact. The light had been switched on fro less than two minutes when the failure occurred. The remaining base was extremely hot and the remaining glass was soft.
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: CFL Light bulb
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: The Home Depot
    Business Comments:
    (4/19/2013) Home Depot takes product safety issues very seriously. If you have any additional information, please contact us at information@homedepot.com or (877) 527-0313.
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    • 12/5/2011
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    • 20111111-6A2B6-2147473423
    Incident Description: The bulb broke, releasing Mercury into the air and creating a broken glass hazard. I purchased a ceiling mounted fixture at Lowes. It came with a Good Earth Lighting, E300850 Lamp Adapter 61Y6 Model B2427-30-SP 120V 60Hz 27W 0.450A 3000K 82CRI, also labeled ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Good Earth Lighting, E300850 Lamp Adapter 61Y6 Model / light bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GOOD EARTH LIGHTING
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    • 11/23/2011
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    • 20111023-F6E71-2147474036
    Incident Description: The light bulb has been in my garage door opener for 2-3 years. Yesterday it began smoking and sparking. Now there is a brown burn mark on the outside of the white portion of the base of the bulb, and it left the light socket inoperable. The bulb is made by ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: All details already provided in a preceding webpage. The webpage did not give a clue that this page would come up.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: L'Image Home Products, Inc
    Business Comments:
    (2/15/2012) Advised customer that his comments are consistent with end-of life failure typically found with CFLs. When CFLs fail, they often emit smoke, an odor or a popping sound and the plastic base may be discolored, charred or deformed. Certification agencies have ... (More)
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    • 9/28/2011
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    • 20110827-40D9D-2147475870
    Incident Description: I heard a hissing sound coming from my living room about 50 feet away from where I was. I went into the living room and it sounded as though it was coming from a lamp which had a single flourescent light bulb in it. I smelled electrical fire, immediately ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Sunbeam 20 watt fluorescent light bulb. 120v 60Hz 319mA, 93AF E217504, Made in China.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: ELITE GROUP INC.
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    • 9/2/2011
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    • 20110812-A477A-2147476320
    Incident Description: Dimmable CFL Bulb caught fire in fixture after aprox 3 hours of use
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: 13 Watt Dimmable CFL bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Eiko, Ltd.
    Business Comments:
    (8/26/2011) Eiko maintains UL listings on our compact fluorescent lamps in order ensure consumer safety. We were not able to verify the identity of the lamp or determine the cause of failure, because the lamp is no longer in the possession of the consumer. We did contact ... (More)
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    • 8/4/2011
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    • 20110713-D1E69-2147477242
    Incident Description: The 14 watt energy efficient bulb in my lamp blew up, flames came out of it and fell all over my carpet burning holes in it Thankfully the glass did not harm me as I was sitting next to the lamp although shards of glass were all over the room. The explosion ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Westinghouse 14 watt. 120 v long life household lamp/ fixture bulb.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (8/9/2012) Westinghouse Lighting Corporation will contact this consumer to have the remains of the bulb returned for our inspection. It is very unusual for this CFL lamp to explode.
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    • 8/4/2011
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    • 20110714-37D3F-2147477220
    Incident Description: One morning while getting ready for work, I was showering. I smelled a burning odor and upon opening the shower door I realized the bathroom had filled with a foul smelling smoke. It was coming from an overhead pendant light above my bathroom vanity. The ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: 13watt compact fluorescent light bulb (Bright Effects model # LBP13T2C2) UL# E170906
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: L G Sourcing, Inc.

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