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Trisonic Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Recalled Due To Fire Hazard

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Trisonic compact flourescent light bulb. (Image credit: CPSC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Eastern America Trio Products Inc. of Flushing, N.Y., announced a voluntary recall of 124,000 Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs.

Hazard: Light bulb may overheat and catch fire.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of incidents, including two fires that resulted in minor property damage.

Description: This recall involves Trisonic 15-, 20-, 22- and 25-watt compact fluorescent light bulbs with the model numbers TS-EN 15W/SP, TS-EN 20W/SP, TS-CFL 22WB or TS-EN 25W/SP printed on the base of the bulb.

Sold at: Discount stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut from January 2008 to December 2008 for between $1 and $1.50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the light bulbs and contact the company for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Eastern America Trio Products Inc. at 800-661-7146 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at trisonic.com.

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