Starwise Industrial and Starwise Enterprise offer free replacement for 12 models of compact fluorescent lamps

     The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department announced today (April 29) that notices under the Energy Efficiency (Labelling of Products) Ordinance had been served to Starwise Industrial (Hong Kong) Ltd and Starwise Enterprise (Asia) Ltd to remove the reference numbers of the following 12 compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) models. As a result, the concerned CFL models are not allowed to be supplied in Hong Kong.

Brand         Model         Reference Number
STARWISE   SG20W-27A/E27      L090926
STARWISE   SG20W-27B/B22      L090927
STARWISE   SG20W-65A/E27      L090928
STARWISE   SG20W-65B/B22      L090929
STARWISE   SG15W-65A/E27      L091090
STARWISE   SG15W-65B/B22      L091091
STARWISE   SG20W-28A/E27      L091479
STARWISE   SG20W-28B/B22      L091480
STARWISE   SG20W-64A/E27      L091481
STARWISE   SG20W-64B/B22      L091482
STARWISE   SG15W-64A/E27      L091489
STARWISE   SG15W-64B/B22      L091490

     The removal is based on the findings that the measured average lives of these CFL models are less than their rated average lives.

     Starwise Industrial and Starwise Enterprise have initiated a free replacement scheme for the concerned models. For details of the free replacement scheme, please contact Starwise Industrial's customer service hotline at 2411 2422 or email

Ends/Thursday, April 29, 2010
Issued at HKT 08:01