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H-E-B Recalls 2.5 Million Light Bulbs, Laceration and Fire Hazards

H-E-B has issued a recall for 2.5 million halogen light bulbs following reports that they can shatter while in use in a lamp or light fixture, posing laceration and fire hazards to consumers.

About the H-E-B Light Bulb Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that they are aware of 14 reports of light bulbs shattering while in a lamp or a light fixture. One customer reported lacerations to his hand, while another reported burns to his hand and cuts on his foot.

The defective light bulbs were sold at H-E-B stores in Texas and online at www.heb.com between August 2015 and December 2017. The light bulbs were sold in 2-packs for about $2.20 and in 4-packs for about $4.

The bulbs were sold in 25 watt, 40 watt, 60 watt, 75 watt, and 100 watt varieties in either clear or soft white colors. The tops of the bulbs will have “GTC” and the wattage and lumens values printed them.

Consumers are urged to stop using the recalled halogen light bulbs and return them to H-E-B for a full refund.

Products Names and UPCs of the Recalled H-E-B Light Bulbs

The following information was provided by the CPSC:

Product NameUPC
GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR SW 4PK4122043932
GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR SW 4PK4122065268
GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR SW 4PK4122017409
GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR CLR 4PK4122017463
GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR CLR 4PK4122017576
GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR CL 4PK4122065608
GTC A19 HAL 40W 1500HR CLR 2P4122084562
GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR CLR 2P4122029652
GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR CLR 2PK4122029783
GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR CL 2PK4122065177
GTC A19 HAL 25W 1500HR SW 2PK4122030062
GTC A19 HAL 40W 1500HR SW 2PK4122017464
GTC A19 HAL 60W 1500HR SW 2PK4122017397
GTC A19 HAL 75W 1500HR SW 2PK4122065271
GTC A19 HAL 100W 1500HR SW 2PK4122017418

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