55,000 LED tube lights recalled because they can overheat
http://wbay.com | Posted: 26 Aug 2015, 08:51
About 55,000 led tube lights are being recalled because they can overheat, melt and possibly burn someone.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that Osram Sylvania, the maker of the light, received 34 reports from customers that the lights had overheated or melted down. No injuries were reported.
The recall is for the SubstiTUBE IS T8 LED light with model numbers 73312-1 or 73315-1. The tubes are white and 48 inches long. They were sold between December 2014 and May 2015. About 46,300 were sold in the U.S. and 8,700 were sold in Canada.
The LED lamps show much more efficiency than the traditional incandescent and even the compact fluorescent lamps. The LED lamps are energy saving, eco-friendly, and flexible in usage.
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Lextar, Unity Opto see July revenues rise on month.
Light guide plate (LGP) maker Global Lighting Technologies has reported net profits of NT$84.25 million (US$2.79 million) for the second quarter of 2017, down 66.9% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.64 for the quarter.
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LG Innotek of Seoul, South Korea, has released the ‘Handrail UV LED Sterilizer’. The device uses UV LEDs to remove germs from handrails of escalators.
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NanoLumens an LED display maker based in Atlanta, Georgia USA, has introduced true glassless touch screen technology.
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Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) concluded another successful chapter today at the 2017 Canton Fair with high appraisal from both exhibitors and buyers. Held from April 15-19 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou。
WELLMAX, as the LED Bulb Expert of the LED industry and one of the longest standing participants of the Canton Fair, joined the 121st Canton Fair from April 15th- 19th.
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WELLMAX Applied Diamond Mark of Quality to Shorten Customs Clearance Time for Customers.
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