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HeathCo Recalls Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 31, 2013.  Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: October 30, 2013
Recall number: 14-009

  • Model HZ-4305-BK
    Model HZ-4305-BK

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights

Hazard:  The internal fixture wiring can energize the entire surface and fittings of the fixture, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Consumer Contact:  HeathCo toll-free at (855) 704-5438 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email [email protected], or visit the company’s website at www.heath-zenith.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36529r-eng.php

Units:  About 210,000 in the U.S. and 13,000 in Canada

Description:  This recall includesmultipleHeath®/Zenith Motion Activated Outdoor Lights used for porch lighting. The product comes in 21 designs with a variety of finishes and is designed to turn on at night when motion is detected. The product replaces a standard outdoor wall-mounted light fixture. The brand name and model number can be found on a label located on the back of the motion sensor for wall-mounted models, or underneath the motion sensor cover for ceiling-mounted models. The following brand names with their model numbers are recalled:

BRAND

MODEL NUMBER

Portfolio

PF-4129-AZ

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4129-AZ

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4148-RB4-A

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4148-RB-A

Heath®-Zenith Secure Home

SH-4169-BK

Heath®-Zenith Secure Home

SH-4169-SV

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4169-BK

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4169-SV

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4254-RS

Portfolio

PF-4294-OR

Heath®-Zenith Secure Home

SH-4294-OR

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4294-OR

Heath®-Zenith

HZ-4305-BK

Heath®-Zenith

HZ-4305-WH

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4305-BK4-B

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4305-BK-B

Heath®-Zenith

SLV-4305-BK4-B

Heath®-Zenith

SLV-4305-WH4-B

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4350-AZ-B

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4350-BK

Heath®-Zenith

SL-4350-NB-B

Incidents/Injuries:  No injuries were reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the lights and turn off the power switch before removing the light from its mounting. Contact the company for instructions on how to return the light fixture and receive a free replacement.

Sold at:  Large home improvement retailers, lighting, electrical and other retail stores nationwide and online from December 2006 to July 2013 for between $50 and $120.

Importer:  HeathCo, LLC, of Bowling Green, Ky.

Manufactured in:  China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

Source: cpsc.gov

 

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