Connecticut based company Legrand Wiremold has recalled a number of their Under Cabinet Power and Lighting four outlet power strips because of a possible electrical shock risk, reports PRNewswire.com.
Around 14,200 of the power strips, manufactured in China and sold at True Value Hardware, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, Do it Best, Sutherland, and online at Amazon.com from February 2011 to August 2012 for around $40, have been recalled because of a defect that caused the electrical wires to be reversed on the receptacles of the power strips, posing a shock risk to consumers.
For complete information on the recalled products, including model numbers and product descriptions, click here.
There has been one reported incident of an electrical shock to a consumer, but there have been no injuries.
If you own one of these defective products, you should stop its use immediately and return it to Legrand Wiremold for a replacement, free of charge. You can call Legrand Wiremold at (800) 617-1768 or visit them online at www.legrand.us.
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