Legrand Wiremold Power Strips Recalled

Date:
September 6, 2012
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Legrand Wiremold
The Danger:
The electrical wires are reversed on the receptacles on the power strips, posing a risk of electrical shock. One incident was reported. No injuries were reported.
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.
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.
What To Do:
Immediately unplug and stop using the power strips and return them to Legrand Wiremold for a replacement or refund. Contact the company toll-free at (800) 617-1768 or visit legrand.us.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12274.html

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