Halogen Work Lights Recalled for Fire, Shock Hazards

Harbor Freight Tools, of Camarillo, Calif., is recalling about 58,000 Chicago Electric Halogen Work Lights. The lights can overheat and melt, posing a risk of fire and electrical shock to consumers, the company said. Three incidents of the lights overheating and melting have been reported, but no injuries have resulted, Harbor Freight said.

The halogen work lights are 500 watts. Model number 30858 is included in this recall. The lamp measures 7 inches wide x 5.5 inches high and is mounted on a yellow frame. "UL Listed E163392" and "Work Light 8F95" is printed on a sticker on the back. The model number is printed on the light's packaging.

The equipment was sold through Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide, as well as through the company's catalogs and at www.harborfreight.com from February 2006 through March 2008 for about $10. Consumers should immediately stop using the halogen work lights and contact Harbor Freight at (800) 444-3353 or via e-mail at [email protected], for a full refund.

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