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Fluorescent Light Bulbs Recalled For Fire Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today a "volutary recall" of Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs, imported by Eastern America Trio Products, Inc., of Flushing, NY. The light bulbs may overheat and catch on fire. This is a potential safety defect. The importer has received 4 reports of "incidents", including 2 fires that resulted in property damage.

The recall includes Trisonic 15-, 20-, 22- and 25- watt bulbs. These bulbs were sold at discount stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut from January 2008 to December 2008.

Stop using the bulbs. For more information visit: www.cpsc.gov

Photographs are available at: www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/11001.html

Firm’s recall hotline: (800) 661-7146

CPSC recall hotline: (800) 638-2772