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Liberty Hardware Recalls Decorative Metal Wall Plates

  • Sample 1 decorative wall plates
  • Sample 2 decorative wall plates
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  • Sample 5 decorative wall plates
  • Sample 6 decorative wall plates
  • Sample 7 decorative wall plates
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  • Sample 16 decorative wall plates
  • Sample 17 decorative wall plates
  • Sample 18 decorative wall plates
  • Back of decorative wall plate with “LHMC” stamped
Name of Product:
Wall plates
The decorative wall plates can dislodge from the backplate and short circuit the outlet, posing a risk of electrical shock or fire.
Recall Date:
March 08, 2016
About 374,000
Consumer Contact

Liberty Hardware Manufacturing toll free at 844-811-4541 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on "Recall Notice" for more information.

Recall Details


The recalled allen + roth Linden and Brainerd Ironton wall plates have two plates that are attached by hidden fasteners: (1) a backplate that screws into the wall like traditional wall plates, and (2) a decorative cover that snaps over the cover through use of spring clips.   The recalled plates have a smooth, metallic finish and fit a variety of switch and outlet designs.  The recalled decorative wall plates snap onto the backplate without the use of screws. Under the decorative plate, the backplate is stamped with the letters "LHMC."


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wall plates, remove them and contact Liberty Hardware Manufacturing for a full refund.


The firm has received two reports of short circuits when the decorative plate dislodged from the back plate and touched an energized, partially released plug. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold At:
Lowe's Home Improvement stores nationwide and and online at,, and from January 2013 through January 2016 for between $5 and $27.

Liberty Hardware Manufacturing Corp., of Winston-Salem, N.C.

Manufactured In:
Vietnam and China
Recall number:

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