317k \'green\' light bulbs recalled for fire hazard
The Consumer Product Safety Committee recalled 317,000 energy-saving bulbs for potential fire hazards.
The bulbs are manufactured by Telstar Products d/B/a Sprint International Inc. of Brooklyn, N. Y.
From August 2010 to March 2011, discount stores in New York and New Jersey were sold under the brand Telstar and Electra.
The retail price of the bulb is between $1 and $1.
50, spiral and \"3-Us\" styles.
Prior to the recall, Telstar received two reports of overheating and lighting of the bulb.
In one incident, a residential fire was triggered;
The other is that the light bulb is filled with fire.
Telstar bulbs for sale at 20 W and 23 W, model LB-1020 and LB-
1023 on the package.
Electra bulbs are sold in 18, 20, 23, 26, 28, 30, 34, 36, 38 and 40 watts, model LB-18, LB-20, LB-23, LB-26, LB-28, LB-30, LB-1018, LB-1020, LB-1023, LB-1026, LB-1134, LB-1136, LB-1138 and LB-
1140 on the package.
There are also \"CE 110 V\", \"China\" and wattage on the bulb.
The CPSC stated that consumers should immediately stop using the bulbs and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with problems can call Telstar products (888)828-
Between 9 a 1680. m. and 5 p. m.
Visit the company\'s website from Monday to Friday. —
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