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Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due to Burn Hazard

Cree Inc., of Durham, N.C. is recalling about 104,000 of their LED T8 Replacement Lamps in the U.S., as well as about 8,500 lamps in Canada. The recall includes lamps that were provided as free replacements for a previous recall in June 2015 and new lamps sold since the recall. The lamps were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at, and offered as free replacements from June 2015 through May 2016 for the previous recall.

There have been 12 reports of the recalled lamps overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should stop using the lamps immediately. Cree is offering a full refund.

Reference: CPSC

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