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Legrand Wiremold Recalls Power Strips Due to Electric Shock Hazard

Name of Product:
Legrand Under Cabinet Power and Lighting four outlet power strip
nguy hiểm:
The electrical wires are reversed on the receptacles on the power strips, posing a risk of electrical shock.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
September 06, 2012
Units:
About 14,200
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Legrand Wiremold at (800) 617-1768 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.legrand.us

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four-outlet under-cabinet power and lighting strips model number PX1001. The power strips come in a red package with "Wiremold-Series Part PX1001" printed on the front. The manufactured dates of the recalled products are presented as product date codes January 2011 through June 2012, and are found imprinted on a circle on the bottom with an arrow pointing to the number of the month and the year "11" or "12" in the center. The model number PX1001, and UPC number 0 86698 00125 3, are imprinted on the bottom of the packaging. Power strips that have a star symbol printed in black ink on the packaging and on the back cover of the power strip are not included in this recall.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the power strips and return them to Legrand Wiremold for a replacement or refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

One incident was reported. No injuries were reported.

Sold At

Ace Hardware, Do it Best, Home Depot USA, Sutherlands, True Value Hardware and online at Amazon.com between February 2011 and August 2012 for about $40.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-274
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