Lighting Science Group is recalling their 120-volt LED bulbs, sold as 6- 8- and 9-watt bulbs (equivalent to 40 or 50 watts), marketed under the brand names Definity, EcoSmart, Sylvania and Westinghouse due to fire hazard. There have been 68 reports of visible smoke or fire due to product failure.
The model numbers A19, G25 and R20/PAR20 are found on the packaging and on the light-colored circular neck above the base of the bulb where the date code is also printed. The date code reflects the week and year of manufacture; for example date code L4010 was produced during the 40th week of 2010. The date codes listed below may have the letters “CH ” or “MX ” at the end. For example, date code L4010 can also appear as L4010CH or L4010MX. The date codes are:’
The 554,000 recalled bulbs were manufactured in China with final assembly in Florida or Mexico. They were sold at various retailers. See the chart below for Date Codes.
If you have a recalled bulb, remove it from the light immediately and contact Lighting Science Group toll-free at (855) 574-2533 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.lsgc.com/recall for a replacement.