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G9 LED light bulb

I want to replace the G9 light bulbs (around 15) on the chandelier for LED ones but the local stores sell them for around $10-20 ea comparing to $2 on eBay

Did anyone try Led bulbs from ebay?
If so, are they safe? And how the quantity?
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I've bought the cheap ones off of amazon and they work fine.
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cs942008 wrote:
Jan 5th, 2018 4:40 pm
I bought the G9 Bulb from Aliexpress / Ebay long time ago, not good at all .. End up I bought this from IKEA. Your text to link here...

So far no complain.
Which model did you buy from Aliexpress/eBay?
Unfortunately, Ikea one isn't dimmable
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Bawler wrote:
Dec 31st, 2017 9:44 am
I've bought the cheap ones off of amazon and they work fine.
Which model did you buy?
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Please dont put non ETL/UL, etc bulbs in your house.

Checkout amazon for some mid priced one, may I suggest LED filament bulb if they are visible?
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Good luck finding CSA, cETL or cUL listed line-voltage LED bulbs on Amazon, Ebay, Alibaba, etc.

The only places you'll likely find listed LED bulbs are in Home Depot, etc. since it's their responsibility as the importer to ensure they sell only compliant bulbs. Which is why they're so much more expensive.
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There are certified bulbs on Amazon but they are more expensive, I would however try and look up the # to make sure it's legit

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Imported by Tada Planet Corp in Ontario http://yuurta.ca, ETL # 5000751
$17/3 ($5.66/ea) https://www.amazon.ca/YUURTA-Equivalent ... 06XDJ86HR/
$30-$2 coupon/10 ($2.8/ea!) Good deal, same as above
https://www.amazon.ca/DIMMABLE-Listed-P ... B01MS5EEOO

$23/4 pack ($5.75/ea), claims to be ETL (and UL...who does both?! That's suspicious) but no listing # to verify such claim not stamps on the bulbs, perhaps contact the vendor
https://www.amazon.ca/Weanas-Dimmable-E ... 016MBXAZM/

$63/10 ($6.3/ea) imported by TorontoLED, sold at Lowes as well, ETL # 4010265
https://www.amazon.ca/10PACK-quality-Di ... 077Z32KGC/

$37.8/6 ($6.3/ea) ETL 5002042
https://www.amazon.ca/Dimmable-Lights-F ... 06VY1WVLW/
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Thank you for the advices
Daijoubu wrote:
Jan 18th, 2018 1:49 pm
There are certified bulbs on Amazon but they are more expensive, I would however try and look up the # to make sure it's legit

Eg
Imported by Tada Planet Corp in Ontario http://yuurta.ca, ETL # 5000751
$17/3 ($5.66/ea) https://www.amazon.ca/YUURTA-Equivalent ... 06XDJ86HR/
$30-$2 coupon/10 ($2.8/ea!) Good deal, same as above
https://www.amazon.ca/DIMMABLE-Listed-P ... B01MS5EEOO

$23/4 pack ($5.75/ea), claims to be ETL (and UL...who does both?! That's suspicious) but no listing # to verify such claim not stamps on the bulbs, perhaps contact the vendor
https://www.amazon.ca/Weanas-Dimmable-E ... 016MBXAZM/

$63/10 ($6.3/ea) imported by TorontoLED, sold at Lowes as well, ETL # 4010265
https://www.amazon.ca/10PACK-quality-Di ... 077Z32KGC/

$37.8/6 ($6.3/ea) ETL 5002042
https://www.amazon.ca/Dimmable-Lights-F ... 06VY1WVLW/
Unfortunately, the 2nd link changed the quantity to 5 pack. At least I know what I'm looking for now
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I've also used ones from Amazon and they work well.
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Those are not ETL/UL certified tho
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It does have the UL marking on the box but I don't know how much you can trust that.

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Picture is not displaying, any file # associated with the UL marking?
Is it also on the bulb?

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