Osram Sylvania and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall on almost 50,000 T8 LED lamps due to concerns about burns. According to the CPSC, the lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard.
Osram Sylvania received 34 reports of overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported. About 46,300 of the units, made in South Korea, have been sold in the U.S. and an additional 8,700 in Canada through Osram Sylvania industrial and commercial distributors between December 2014 and May 2015.
Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps, remove them from the fixture and immediately contact Osram Sylvania for a free replacement. Call Osram Sylvania toll free at 877-423-3772 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email [email protected] or www.sylvania.com and click on the Site Map in the bottom right-hand corner, then click on “Recall Safety Information” for more information.