Recall news

August 9, 2011 - 12:28 PM

The following recall has been announced:

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EXIT SIGNS

DETAILS: LHQM LED Exit Signs with Emergency Lights manufactured by Best Lighting Products of Pataskala, Ohio and distributed by Lithonia Lighting, a division of Acuity Brands Lighting Inc. of Conyers, Ga., sold at authorized distributors nationwide from January through May 2011. The exit signs were manufactured in China.

WHY: The fixtures can malfunction and fail to illuminate in the event of a power failure. This could result in a failure to provide adequate lighting to guide building occupants to an exit in the event of an emergency.

INCIDENTS: There were 10 reports of signs malfunctioning during testing after installation. No injuries were reported.

HOW MANY: About 450.

FOR MORE: Contact Lithonia Lighting at 800-334-8694 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.lithonialighting.com.