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    • 6/3/2011
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    • 20110406-F2955-1174722
    Incident Description: This occurred on 4/6/2011. This is about either a defective 60-watt bulb or a defective desk lamp. I purchased the lamp on 4/4/2011 from Target. I have the original receipt, UPC code and descriptive tag, which were on the lamp, which I will document on the ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Light bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Target
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    • 3/26/2013
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    • 20130128-7EF6D-1300167
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that she had the light on in her dining room for approximately 3 hours. The consumer stated that she came in to the dining room and found the bulb was hanging from the base of the bulb. The consumer stated that it seemed as though the bulb ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Light bulbs shape like flames
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances & Lighting
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    • 9/30/2013
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    • 20130807-62640-1346549
    Incident Description: (08/06/2013) The consumer stated that the bulb was in a four-bulb lamp in the kitchen underneath the overhead cabinets. The lamp had been on for about two hours. The consumer stated the bulb exploded and made a loud bang and destroyed the diffuser underneath ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: halogen light bulbs
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Feit Electric Company, Inc.
    Business Comments:
    (9/20/2013) We have been producing halogen light bulbs for many years and we take product safety issues very seriously. We have no known safety issues with any of our halogen light bulbs. When lit, halogen light bulbs operate at a high heat, which is normal. This is ... (More)
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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)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Light bulb
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc.
    Business Comments:
    (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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    • 11/25/2014
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    • 20140612-74E31-1408831
    Incident Description: Caller stated that when the light bulb burns out and it has to be changed the metal part does not unscrew (base of bulb) and while taking it out it sparks. This incident has been ongoing for several months. The manufacturer was not contacted because there was ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: bulbs
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Global Brands
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    • 9/2/2014
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    • 20140716-8FB61-1417119
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that the fixture has 2 glass globes. The consumer stated that the left globe exploded. The consumer was in his bedroom when he heard the glass explode. The consumer stated that part of the globe was still in the fixture and the other part ... (More)
    Product: Electric Chandeliers or Other Attached Light Fixtures (628)
    Product Description: Bathroom Lighting Fixture SKU # 626962 The UPC is 6940500314617 The SKU is 629-962
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: The Home Depot
    Business Comments:
    (8/11/2014) 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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    • 9/12/2014
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    • 20140716-46D36-1417421
    Incident Description: (07/16/2014) The consumer stated that the light bulb exploded. He had just got out of the recliner and walked in the kitchen. The sound was like gunshot. The bulbs were in a ceiling fan light fixture which hold four bulbs. Only one bulb exploded. Shards were ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: incandescent bulbs soft white 53 watt Submitter adds, "modified spectrum, general purpose halogen bulbs"
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances & Lighting
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    • 12/11/2014
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    • 20141016-0034E-1434348
    Incident Description: Caller stated that the magnifying glass on the lamp started a fire which his housekeeper contained. The sun coming through the window penetrated the magnifying glass on the lamp which caused the incident. (10/2014) He filed a report with the manufacturer but ... (More)
    Product: Floor Lamps or Table Lamps, Electric (Excl Halogen) (4071)
    Product Description: Floor Lamp
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: VERILUX INC
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    • 3/4/2015
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    • 20150120-917F1-1463614
    Incident Description: On 01/18/15 the consumer turned on the switch to the dining room, by flipping the switch. The consumer walked away into the next room and about 5 minutes later heard a loud explosion. The consumer noticed the light bulb had exploded and the glass was ... (More)
    Product: Light Bulbs (627)
    Product Description: Modified Spectrum General Purpose Halogen Bulb; 53 watts The consumer found the following under warning "Pressurized lamp unexpected rupture may cause injury, ... (More)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances & Lighting
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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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