Lithonia Lighting Quantum® ELM and ELM2 It has come to PK Electrical’s attention that Acuity Brands lighting manufacturer is currently recalling a lighting product specified on many of our valued client’s projects. The Lithonia ELM and ELM2 incandescent emergency lighting units supplied between March 2010 and February 2014 are being recalled due to overheating, melting and fire risk. We received the Acuity Brands Safety Recall flyer via email and would like to ensure our clients are aware of the recall and the resources made available by the manufacturer to resolve any safety risks associated with the product deficiency. Additional information on identifying affected products, ordering a replacement circuit board, and replacement installation can be found at Jason Aviles, P.E., LEED BD+C, CEM

September 2014


Quantum ELM and ELM2 emergency fixtures

Dear Valued Customer: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Lithonia Lighting voluntarily recalled solid green circuit boards used in Quantum® ELM and ELM2 incandescent fixtures supplied between March 2010 and February 2014. The fixture’s circuit board can overheat and cause the fixture to melt, catch fire, and ignite nearby items, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. If you are not the end user of these fixtures, please forward a copy of this letter to the property owner. Please also confirm that you have no ELM or ELM2 incandescent fixtures in stock. Affected fixtures should be returned using the standard RA process. Recalled circuit boards are solid green and have “Rev B” or “Rev C” printed in the upper left corner of the board. Recalled circuit boards are only used in ELM and ELM2 incandescent emergency light fixtures. Circuit boards that are beige, or beige on one side and green on the other, are not included in the recall, nor are circuit boards used with ELM2 LED, ELM2 SD, and ELM2 WRS fixtures. Detailed instructions for inspecting, ordering, and replacing circuit boards are available at, by clicking on “Quantum® ELM/ELM2 Recall Information” on the left side of the page, or by calling (888) 615-4501. To speak to a representative about upgrading your emergency fixtures to LED, please contact Lithonia Lighting at (800) 334-8694. We very much apologize for any inconvenience. Sincerely, Lithonia Lighting


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