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Consumer product recall

Shanghai Haifeng Electrical Lighting Co. recalls Litetronics Halogen MR16 Light Bulbs

Starting date:
May 30, 2016
Posting date:
May 30, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Electrical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Litetronics Halogen MR16 Light Bulbs

Product description

This recall involves halogen MR16 light bulbs sold under the Litetronics brand. The affected products do not meet Canadian standards.

The light bulbs below are affected by this recall.
Name of the Product Catalogue/Model Number Watts/Voltage/Lumens Base Shape UPC Date Code
Litetronics Halogen MR16 EXN/A L-3750 50 W / 120 V / 480 Lumens E26 706762673604 100635H

Hazard identified

The centre contacts can soften and break, or fall off over time, which presents a potential shock and fire hazard due to poor electrical contact.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products in Canada.

Shanghai Haifeng Electrical Lighting Co. Ltd has received one report of the centre contacts breaking in several of these light bulbs in Canada. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 9,898 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2015 to April 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Shanghai Haifeng Electrical Lighting Co., Ltd




Turolight, Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the halogen light bulbs and discard the product according to local municipal waste guidelines.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.