Eaton Recalls Electrical Meter Breakers Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)

The MBED 3042 series residential meter breaker’s electrical components can be easily accessed, posing a shock hazard.

Recall date: December 02, 2014
Recall number: 15-710
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    Recalled Eaton meter breakers, MBED 3042 series

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Electrical Meter Breakers

Hazard:

The meter breaker’s electrical components can be easily accessed, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Eaton at (800) 330-6479, Option 8, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.electrical.eaton.com and click on MBED Safety Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,100

Description

This recall involves MBED 3042 series residential meter breaker. The meter breakers are service entrance equipment systems that consist of a single meter socket and load center or a meter socket and main breaker combined in one enclosure. The meter breakers have gray metallic enclosures and measure about 14 ¼ inches wide by 42 ½ inches high by 7 inches deep. The recalled units have catalog numbers MBED3042B200BF, MBED3042B200BF6, MBED3042B225PV or MBED3042PV200BF. The catalog number is located on the unit’s packaging. The enclosures have a single warning label on the bottom of the lower right compartment door, which is secured with a latch and hasp at the bottom. Consumers should not open the meter breaker’s enclosure.

Incidents/Injuries

None

Remedy

Only qualified electrical contractors should repair the product, and consumers should not open the meter breaker’s enclosure. Electrical contractors should immediately contact their meter breaker distributor to determine if any of their units are included in this recall. Contractors will receive a free remedy kit, including shipping. Consumers should contact Eaton or the electrical contractor that installed the recalled meter breaker for the free installation of the repair kit.

Sold at

Authorized distributors in California and Nevada from July 2014 through August 2014 from about $200.

Manufacturer(s)

Eaton Corporation, of Moon Township, Pa.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Recalled Eaton meter breakers, MBED 3042 series