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Motion Sensing Security Lights Recalled by HeathCo

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with HeathCo LLC, of Bowling Green, Ky., announced a voluntary recall of about 7,800 Motion Security Lights.

Hazard: Internal wiring can be damaged during installation, bulb replacement or adjustment, posing an electric shock hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Heath®/Zenith 270° Motion Security Lights with model number SL-5414-WH. It replaces a standard outdoor wall mounted light fixture and is designed to turn on when motion is detected at night. The product has two cone-shaped lightbulb receptacles attached to a round mounting plate. A small, rectangular motion sensor is attached to the mounting plate between the lightbulb receptacles. The unit is made of aluminum and plastic. It comes in white only. The brand name and model number are on a label located on the back of the motion sensor.

Sold Exclusively at: Home Depot Stores from September 2011 through April 2012 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the light, turn off power to the unit at the circuit breaker or fuse panel and contact HeathCo for a free replacement light fixture.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact HeathCo toll-free at (855) 833-8657 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail hzproductnotice@heathcollc.com, or visit the company’s website at www.heath-zenith.com/hzproductnotice.