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[APD] Warning on 13W Globe brand screw in fluorescent light bulbs

The local (to me) newspaper [1] has a story about a local firefighter who
had a 13W
Globe brand screw in fluoprescent light bulb erupt into smoke. There is a
from Health Canada about them:


The scary part is the bulb that erupted is one of the "safe" ones, that is,
it was
made after the dates provided by Health Canada which are supposed to
indicate the
unsafe ones.

Another reason to stick to the big names (GE, Philips) for these sorts of

[1] You know you live in a small town when everybody reads the newspaper to see
if they got the story right.


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