Cree Inc., of Durham, N.C., is recalling approximately 10,000 LED high-bay
luminaires. The company received 15 reports of the tempered glass lens of the
high bay luminaires breaking. The company warns that the glass lens can break
and poses a laceration hazard.
For this reason, Cree is recalling the CXB Series LED high-bay indoor
luminaires, which are used in industrial, municipal, retail, and airport
The recall includes the specific models with numbers with model numbers and
CXB-23L-40K-U-1-JP and CXB-23L-40K-U-1-HC. The luminaires with tempered glass
lenses measure about 16 inches x 18 inches x 7 inches.
The manufacturing lot number of the affected products is found underneath
the UPC label on the fixture’s rim. Cree says that only products with a
manufacturing lot number starting with the following codes are included in the
•AG45, AG48, AG49, AG50, AG51, AG52
•AH01, AH02, AH03, AH04, AH05, AH06, AH07, AH08, AH09, AH10, AH11,
•AH13, AH14, AH15, AH16, AH17, AH18
•L1H01, L1H02, L1H03, L1H04, L1H05, L1H06, L1H07, L1H08, L1H09,
•L1H11, L1H12, L1H13, L1H14, L1H15, L1H16, L1H17, L1H18
The UL label of the luminaire has the Cree logo, model number and 23000
lumens printed on it. Lighting contractors and wholesale electrical
distributors sold the luminaries, which were manufactured in China, to
businesses from January 2014, through April 2014, for about $350.
Cree advised consumers to stop using the light fixtures immediately and
contact the company for free replacements. Cree is contacting purchaser’s of
the affected fixtures directly.
Consumers can call Cree Technical Support toll-free at (800) 425-4653 from 7
a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or contact by email at