About 3,900 Power Supply Transformers have been recalled by HEICO lighting, a division of EMD Technologies, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The transformers do not meet the UL standard for this product and pose a fire risk. This recall involves neon power supply transformers designed to power commercial signs. They are in black metal boxes about 4.5 inches long by 3.5 inches wide with rows of vents on all sides. “HEICO LIGHTING™” and the model information are printed on a plate on the transformer. The recalled models include PLATINUM-9000-30, PLATINUM-10000-30, PLATINUM-12000-30, TFT-04PL-6000-30, and TFT-06PL-9000-30.
They were sold by HEICO lighting directly to ten distributors nationwide from December 2011 through May 2012 for between $60 and $150. Consumers should stop using these recalled power supply transformers and unplug them immediately until a free replacement transformer has been professionally installed. Contact HEICO lighting to schedule the free installation of a replacement transformer. Call HEICO lighting™ toll-free at (800) 665-1166, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.heicolighting.com and click on Products for more information.