Cooper Lighting Recalls Emergency and Exit Lights
Cooper Lighting Inc., of Peachtree City, Ga., in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is voluntarily recalling approximately 9,000 of its "Sure-Lite" and "AtLite" Exit and Emergency Lights. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
The lights can malfunction and not stay illuminated in the event of a power failure. This could result in a failure to provide adequate lighting to guide building occupants to an exit in an emergency. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
The recalled emergency and exit lights are installed in commercial buildings such as hotels and office buildings, and include the following model numbers (which are written on the inside of the removable front cover):
The date code is located inside the housing and is formatted as XXXX-DDD-YY. For example, the date code "6746-356-07" means the product was manufactured on the 356th day of 2007. Only products with date codes between the 240th day of 2007 and the 101st day of 2008 are included in the recall.
The lights were manufactured in China and sold by authorized distributors nationwide from September 2007 through June 2008. Distributors resold and installed the lights for between $200 and $500.
Cooper Lighting is contacting customers directly and is providing a free replacement product. For additional information, contact Cooper Lighting at (800) 954-7228 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.surelites-lighting.com or www.atlite-lighting.com.