Occupational Health & Safety

Product Recalls

  • 1.7 Million Emergency Light Fixtures Recalled

    About 1.7 million of the two-light emergency fixtures have been recalled because a circuit board can overheat, posing a fire risk.

    Lithonia Lighting has recalled the Quantum® ELM and ELM2 two-light emergency fixture because its circuit board can overheat, possibly causing the fixture to melt and burn. One fire caused more than $100,000 in damage, according to CPSC.

  • Recalled Dehumidifiers Still Causing Fires

    Property damage from fires associated with the recalled dehumidifiers is nearing $4.5 million, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. (CPSC photo)

    Gree Electric Appliances, a Chinese manufacturer, originally recalled 2.5 million of the dehumidifiers in September 2013. It has reannounced the recall, CPSC reported, after the number of reported fires has grown.


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  • Tour Our Product Testing Lab

    For a recall to happen, a product needs to be found to be unsafe. But exactly what does that mean? In this December 2011 video, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission gives you an inside view. Meet the scientists. See some of the tests. Think about these tests when you buy and use consumer products.


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