Feb 16, 2016: US LED lights maker Lunera has recalled around 60,000 LED lamps due to several industrial complaints for overheating and other hazardous reasons. With complaints from many vendors, the company decided to take swift action as this recall involves the already sold Lunera 13 watt Helen GX23 LED industrial lamps. The dimmable lamps are white and measure 6 inches long by 1.25 inches wide by 0.75 inches thick. The Lunera logo is printed on the front on the lamp at one end.
Lunera recalls 60,000 LED lamps due to industrial complaints
Model numbers HN-H-UNV-GX23-13W-2700-G3, HN-H-UNV-GX23-13W-3000-G3, HN-H-UNV-GX23-13W-3500-G3 and HN-H-UNV-GX23-13W-4000-G3 appear on the back of the connector. The date code, ranging from 1501 to 1552, is stamped on the bottom of the connector. The GX23 LED Lamp form Lumera that are reported of lamps overhrating. Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled lamps and contact Lunera for a full refund.
In isolated instances a voltage supply surge has caused the GX23 LED Lamp to fail while in use. The failure is characterized by an audible “pop”, followed by an odor resulting from failed components; and/or scorching & discoloration of the printed circuit board and the heatsink.
Lunera has received 11 reports of lamps overheating. No injuries have been reported. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and contact Lunera for a full refund.