Pur-Lite 26 Watt CFLs
I have a Pur Lite SSX-105-07 26W that burned up (see picture below)
in almost exactly the same way as the bulbs pictured on your site.
I will be sure to avoid these in the future.
Dave, Nelson, BC
I bought the 26 watt spiral at Canadian Tire (SUX-105-08 'brite
white' model). I've had several in use for maybe 4 months without
problems. But last night one of them exploded. It was new, had been
in my son's bedroom for about 2 weeks, and the bottom couple of
spirals (not the socket end of the bulb) exploded. The glass bits
dropped down on my son's bed, onto him, where he had been doing
homework. Not impressed.
I too purchased a pack of three Pur-lite SSX-105-07 (26
watt) compact florescent bulbs at Canadian Tire. Two
of these CFL bulbs have since burned out (each at different times). The
plastic base became exceedingly hot, charred, and molten near
the glass tube. The damaged bulbs closely resembled many
of the photos posted on your website by other consumers of this
product brand. Had I not been working at my desk to notice
the flickering light and emanating smoke, a fire potentially would
have resulted. Both bulbs were mounted in open (well
vented) indoor light fixtures. - Todd (Toronto, ON)
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