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Emergency Light Recall: Fire Hazard

Demetria Ratchford3 years ago

Lithonia Lighting has recalled 1.7 million units of Quantum® ELM and ELM2 two-light emergency fixture due to a fire hazard.

About the Emergency Light Recall

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the circuit board of the light fixture can overheat, causing it to melt.

It can also catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing fire and burn hazards to customers.

The CPSC recommends that consumers contact Lithonia Lighting to receive detailed instructions to locate the circuit board and series name, and also to order a free repair kit (includes new circuit board).

Description of Recalled Emergency Lights

  • The recall involves the Quantum® ELM and ELM2 emergency light fixtures.
  • They come in white or black plastic, and are 12.5-inches wide, 5-inches high and 3.75-inches deep.
  • One unit has 2 incandescent lights and a rechargeable lead acid battery.
  • Recalled units have circuit boards that are green on sides and either Rev B or Rev C printed in the top left corner.
  • The following circuit boards are not included in the recall: ElLM2, LED, ELM2, SD, and ELM2 fixtures.
  • The units were sold at The Home Depot, W.W. Grainger Inc. stores, electrical distributors, and other retailers nationwide from March 2012 through February 2014. 

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