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Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps

Description: This recall involves Cree LED T8 lamps used indoors to replace traditional two pin T8 fluorescent tubes. The white lamps have a cylindrical shape and measure 48 inches long. The affected units are marked as "BT848 Series Lamp" with the product part number on the lamp itself or printed on a white label affixed to the lamp. A four digit date code is printed on the lamp under a statement that reads "Compatible with Instant Start, Rapid Start and Dimmable Electronic Ballasts." Product numbers and UPC codes printed on the product packaging included in the recall are listed below: CONSUMER Product Number Description UPC BT848-17027FLW-BDG13-1C100 Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 2700K - US 849665002932 BT848-17040FLW-BDG13-1C100 Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 4000K - US 849665002154 COMMERCIAL Product Number Description LEDT8P-48-21L-35K Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 2100 Lm, 3500K LEDT8P-48-21L-40K Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 2100 Lm, 4000K LEDT8P-48-17L-35K Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 3500K LEDT8P-48-17L-40K Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 4000K LEDT8P-48-17L-30K Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 3000K LEDT8P-48-17L-50K Linear LED T8 Replacement Lamp, 4 Ft, 1700 Lm, 5000K Date Codes: Any of the above product numbers with any of the following date codes are affected: 3314, 3414, 3514, 3614, 3714, 3814, 3914, 4014, 4114, 4214, 4314, 4414, 4514, 4614, 4714, 4814, 4914, 5014, 5114, 5214, 0115, 0215, 0315, 0415, 0515, 0615, 0715, 0815, 0915, 1015, 1115, 1215, 1315, 1415, 1515, 1615. [Source]

Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps
Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due to Burn Hazard

Cree® LED T8 Lamp

About 700,000 in the U.S. (an additional 11,500 were sold in Canada) units were affected by this recall.

Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date06/04/2015
Recall ID6412
Recall Number15159
Product TypeLight Bulbs
HazardElectrical arcing may cause the lamp to overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard.
InjuriesCree has received four reports of the lamps overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using, disconnect or switch off the fixture, remove the recalled T8 LED lamp, put it in a safe place and contact the firm to receive a full refund or replacement lamp.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactCree customer service toll-free at (888) 338-7883 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at T8LED@cree.com or online at www.cree.com and click on “Recalls” or go to www.cree.com/recall for more information.
Last Updated06/04/2015
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