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Leviton Manufacturing Recalls Electrical Connection Devices Due to Shock Hazard

  • Recalled Leviton 50-amp connector
  • Recalled Leviton 50-amp plug
  • Recalled Leviton 50-amp receptacle
  • Recalled Leviton 50-amp inlet
Name of Product:
Leviton 50 ampere, non-NEMA electrical connectors, plugs, receptacles and inlets
Hazard:

The electrical connection devices can have mislabeled terminal markings, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
April 23, 2020
Units:
About 98,000 (In addition, about 4,400 units were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Leviton toll-free at 877-978-2032 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Leviton.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Leviton 50-ampere, non-NEMA electrical connectors, plugs, receptacles and inlet attachment devices. The recalled connection devices are used to transmit power to electrical equipment that is not hard-wired to a power source. Leviton is printed on the devices. Date codes can be found on the back cover of connectors and plugs, the side housing of receptacles and inlets, and on the label of each box. The recall includes the following model/catalog numbers and date codes:  

CATALOG NUMBERS DATE CODES
3762C CS6365C 1E19C0 1I19C0
3763C CS6365W 1E29C0 1I29C0
3764C CS6369 1E39C0 1I39C0
3765C CS6370 1E49C0 1I49C0
3769 CS6375 1E59C0 1I59C0
3771 CS6377 1F19C0 1J19C0
3775 CS8264C 1F29C0 1J29C0
3777 CS8265C 1F39C0 1J39C0
6360CR CS8269 1F49C0 1J49C0
6364CR CS8275 1G19C0 1K19C0
6365CR CS8464C 1G29C0 1K29C0
6369CR CS8465C 1G39C0 1K39C0
6370CR CS8469 1G49C0 1K49C0
6375CR CS8164C 1H19C0 1K59C0
7379 CS8165C 1H29C0 1L19C0
7764C CS8169 1H39C0 1L29C0
7765C CS8175 1H49C0  
7958 CS8364C    
CS6360C CS8365C    
CS6361C CS8369    
CS6364C CS837-410-5W1    
CS6364W CS8375    

Only electrical connectors without a blue dot on the device and packaging are included in this recall.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled devices, disconnect power to them and contact Leviton to arrange for a free replacement device.

Incidents/Injuries:

Leviton has received four reports of mismarked devices, including one report of a consumer who received an electrical shock, and three reports of minor property damage to equiptment with which the devices were being used.

Sold At

Electrical distributors and online at www.Amazon.com from May 2019 through January 2020 for between $40 and $90.

 

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Distributor(s):

Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc., of Melville, N.Y.

Recall number:
20-112
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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