You're not supposed to use in enclosed fixtures but i did. I'm careful not to leave it on long so it won't over heat.
No. It is printed on the box. It needs air circulating around it to move heat away from the base.
pure white; very pleasant, no yellow hue
I purchased mine a week ago at my Home Depot store in San Angelo, TX.
These used to be made in the USA but are now made in China
If you look in the details section it lists the Light Bulb Base Code as E26. It's an LED bulb so it only uses 15W of energy but producing light equivalent to a standard 100W bulb.
Cree is made in the USA and owned by ideal industries which is an American compamy
Any dimmer Make sure it says CFL/LED
If you turn it off, it's off & no light is emitted.