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Consumer product recall

Technical Consumer Products, Inc. recalls TCP Connected LED Downlight Lights

Starting date:
September 8, 2015
Posting date:
September 8, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Electrical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Technical Consumer Products, Inc.

Affected products

TCP Connected 5” and 6” LED Downlight Lights

Product description

This recall involves TCP Connected LED Downlights Lights.  They are 5” or 6”, 11 Watt white coloured recessed LED lights.  The model number and date code are listed on the black plastic housing at the back of the light. 

The following model numbers in Canada are included in this recall:
TCP Item Number Date Code







Hazard identified

An incorrectly assembled internal part in the unit may create a risk of injury due to electrical shock hazard during installation.

Neither Health Canada nor Technical Consumer Products, Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 1697 units were sold to consumers at Home Depot stores in Canada. Approximately 24,438 units were sold to retailers in the United States, of which approximately 2000 were sold to consumers.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 2014 to June 2015 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Technical Consumer Products, Inc.





The Home Depot of Canada Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately discontinue use of the product.  Consumers should disconnect the power and uninstall the product. 

Consumers with affected products should contact Technical Consumer Products, Inc. by telephone at 1-800-397-2864 or visit the firm's website and click on "Recall" to obtain a replacement product.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.