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Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due to Fire, Laceration Hazards

Hazard: The internal wiring can arc causing the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter. This poses fire and laceration hazards.  Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and contact Philips for a full refund or a replacement.  Philips will issue a refund as a credit to all distributors with recalled lamps in their inventories and will replace recalled lamps that have been installed at no cost to the consumer.  Consumer Contact:  Philips Lighting Company at (800) 372-3331, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email qualityadvisory2013@philips.com, or online at www.philips.com/recall for more information.  Visit: www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Philips-Recalls-Metal-Halide-Lamps/.

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