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Description: This recall involves energy-saving light bulbs sold under the Telstar and Electra brand names. The bulbs were sold in two styles: spiral and the "3-Us" shape. The Telstar bulbs were sold in 20 and 23 watts with model number LB-1020 and LB-1023 printed on the packaging. The Electra bulbs were sold in 18, 20, 23, 26, 28, 30, 34, 36, 38 and 40 watts with model numbers LB-18, LB-20, LB-23, LB-26, LB-28, LB-30, LB-1018, LB-1020, LB-1023, LB-1026, LB-1134, LB-1136, LB-1138 and LB-1140 printed on the packaging. "CE 110V," "China" and the wattage number are printed on the bulb. [Source]

Light Bulbs
Telstar Recalls Energy-Saving Light Bulbs Due to Fire Hazard

Recalled spiral shaped lightbulb

About 317,000 units were affected by this recall.

Light Bulbs Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date05/10/2011
Recall ID672
Recall Number11219
Product TypeLight Bulbs
HazardThe light bulbs can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
InjuriesTelstar Products has received two reports of fires. In one incident, the fire was contained to the light fixture. The other reported incident resulted in a residential fire.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the light bulbs and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactFor additional information, contact Telstar Products toll-free at (888) 828-1680 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at
Last Updated07/06/2016
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