Philips—Essential 50W, 60 Degree Halogen Dichroic Lamp

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Published date

Product description

8711500886385 - Essential 50W 60D GU5.3 12V Halogen single carton pack. 8711500887108 - Essential 50W 60D GU5.3 12V Halogen 2 blister pack. 8711500887986 - Essential 50W 60D GU5.3 12V Halogen extra value 4 pack carton. 8711500901583 - Essential 50W 60D GU5.3 12V Halogen extra value 6 blister pack. The product was sold through various retail and trade outlets from July 2006 to March 2007.

Reasons the product is recalled

Philips have identified a production defect that may result in the front glass separating from the lamp, and in some cases breaking. This defect appears to occur within the first 30 minutes of use after installation.

The hazards to consumers


What consumers should do

Customers with these lamps should contact Philips on 1800 048 296 or go to the website at for instructions on how to return the lamps for replacement. Alternatively send the lamps with your name and return address to: Reply Paid 73, Philips Lighting Product Recall, PO Box 73, North Ryde BC NSW 1670 and Philips Lighting will arrange to supply replacement lamps.


Philips Electronics Australia Limited

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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