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Meijer Recalls December Home Branded “Candelabra” Style Light Bulbs Due to Laceration Hazard

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Name of Product:

DECEMBER HOME® Replacement Light Bulbs

Hazard:

Some packages of the light bulbs can include 3V bulbs intended for battery powered fixtures instead of the 120V versions as labeled. If a 3V bulb is used in a 120V fixture, it can burst, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Recall Date:

February 01, 2024

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves December Home branded candelabra style incandescent replacement light bulbs. The light bulbs have a metallic threaded base and glass shell. December Home is printed on the product packaging. They were sold in packages of one, two or three light bulbs.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light bulbs and return them to Meijer for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of an incident involving a 3V bulb used in a 120V fixture resulting in a “short out” in the fixture. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Wisconsin from October 2023 through November 2023 for about $1.50 for the packages of one or two bulbs, and $2 for the packages of three bulbs.

Importer(s):

Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Michigan

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