Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 22, 2013

Toshiba Announces New Long Lasting BR40 LED Lamp

Toshiba International Corporation’s LED Lighting Division recently released their new high lumen output BR40 LED lamps, which serve as a direct replacement for 65-watt incandescent bulbs (using new ENERGY STAR® criteria). With a rated life of 40,000 hours, the BR40 is ideal for recessed downlights and open hanging fixtures.

•    Available in 2700K (950 lumens) and 4000K (1050 lumens) color temperatures
•    Improved dimming (undergoing ENERGY STAR® and Lutron dimmer testing)
•    High power factor (PF 0.96)
•    Uses up to 79 percent less energy than incandescents
•    Rated for damp locations
•    Contains no mercury or lead
•    Manufactured to ANSI standards
•    Five-year limited warranty*
*Full warranty details available at

The BR40 is available in 2700K (950 lumens) and 4000K (1050 lumens) color temperatures. It features Improved dimming, undergoing ENERGY STAR and Lutron dimmer testing and offers a high power factor of 0.96. It is rated for damp locations and comes with a five-year limited warranty. In comparison with the 65-watt incandescent bulbs it is intended to replace, the BR40 uses up to 79% less electric energy.

About Toshiba International Corporation:
Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) is a Toshiba America Inc. (TAI) Group Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. TIC is headquartered in Houston, Texas and employs approximately 1,700 people. TIC provides application solutions to a wide range of industries including lighting systems, industrial, power systems, and transmission and distribution systems. For more information about TIC, please visit

About Toshiba International Corporation’s LED Lighting Systems Division:
Toshiba International Corporation’s LED Lighting Systems Division provides the North American market with a variety of high-efficiency LED products. Drawing upon Toshiba’s 125-year heritage of lighting innovations in Japan and world-class electronic and semi-conductor technologies, the LED Lighting Systems Division is emerging as a leader in solid state lighting. The LED Lighting Systems Division is committed to providing lighting solutions that enhance the quality of life and meet the diverse needs of its customers. The team at Toshiba LED Lighting takes the real world approach to give an exceptional customer experience like no other, and that means backing a trusted brand and quality products with unparalleled and uncompromising service. Further information is also available online at