Cooper Lighting Recalls Solar/Battery Powered Light Fixtures Due to Fire Hazard
Name of product: All-Pro and Defiant solar-powered outdoor LED light fixtures
Hazard: The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture’s housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: October 11, 2018
Units: About 350,000 (in addition, about 11,963 were sold in Canada
This recall involves solar-powered, motion-activated outdoor LED light fixtures sold under the All-Pro and Defiant brands. The model number is displayed on the interior of the fixture. The Defiant MST1000LWDF, All-Pro MST800L, and All-Pro MST800LW all have two light sources on top of a housing with a round motion sensor on the bottom of that housing. The All-Pro WPS2040M has a flat housing with the LED light source in the center of the housing and an integrated motion sensor lens and dimmer above the motion sensor. All the light fixtures are connected by wire to a solar panel.
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Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighting fixtures and contact the Eaton Customer Service Center for a free replacement battery pack. Eaton will ship the replacement battery pack with step-by-step battery replacement instructions.
Cooper Lighting has received seven reports of light fixtures overheating and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Home Depot, Lowe’s, and other stores nationwide from September 2015 through July 2018 for about $70 to $100.
Cooper Lighting, LLC, Peachtree City, Ga., a division of Eaton
Cooper Lighting toll-free at 866-461-7819 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at LTfirstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.cooperlighting.com and click on “Safety Notices” under the Resources tab for more information.