Recalls: Electric Outlets or Receptacles

April 9, 2020 Pass & Seymour Recalls Commercial-Grade Electrical Receptacles Due to Burn Hazard

This recall involves Pass & Seymour commercial-grade tamper resistant duplex electrical receptacles with the following model numbers. Model Numbers TR15GRY TR20W TR26342I TR26352RNICC6 TR5352I TR15I TR20WCC8 TR26342LA TR26352RW TR5352LA TR15LA TR26242BK TR26342W TR26352W TR5352W TR15W TR26252 TR26352 TR26352WCC8 WR20TR TR20 TR26252BK TR26352BK TR5252 WR20TRGRY TR20BK TR26252GRYCC8 TR26352BKCC8 TR5252GRY WR20TRGRYCC8 TR20CC8 TR26252I TR26352GRY TR5252I WR20TRI TR20GRY TR26252LACC8 TR26352GRYCC8 TR5252LA WR20TRLA TR20I TR26252W TR26352I TR5252W WR20TRW TR20ICC8 TR26252WCC8 TR26352LACC8 TR5352 WR20TRW TR20LA TR26342BK TR26352RBK TR5352BK WR20TRWCC8 TR20LACC8 TR26342GRY TR26352GCC6 TR5352GRY The model number is printed on the labels on the individual product boxes or cartons. "Legrand" is printed on the back of the receptacles. The following manufacturing date codes can be found on the outside of the carton: 43U, 44U, 45U, 46U, 47U, 48U, 49U, 50U, 51U, 52U, 53U, 01V, 02V. The following manufacturing date codes may also be found hot-stamped on the back of the device(s): "MU", NU", "PU" and "AV". Read more.

October 10, 2017 Outlet Converters Recalled by Ningbo Litesun Electric with Home Depot Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

This recall involves commercial electric 15-amp triplex outlet converters, also known as taps, with model number LA-05 and UPC 818897010121. The white plastic converters convert a single electrical outlet into three outlets with an outlet plug on the left, front and right side of the tap. The outlet taps measure 1.7 inches tall by 1.3 inches wide by 1.69 inches deep. On the front facing outlet, neutral and line (power socket) sizes are reversed. The model number is printed on the mold on the side that the prongs are located and the UPC number is printed on a sticker on the top of the converter along with the UL listing. Read more.

November 22, 2011 Motion Sensing Wall Switches Recalled by HeathCo due to Electrical Shock Hazard

This recall involves Heath®/Zenith and WirelessCommand® motion sensing wall switches with model numbers listed below. The product replaces a standard household wall switch and is designed to turn off the attached lighting load when motion is no longer detected in the room. The products come in white or ivory. The brand name and model number can be found on a label located on the side of the switch. Read more.

April 2, 2009 Faulty Installation Instructions Prompt RadioShack Corp. Recall of Electrical Switches; Shock Hazard to Consumers

This recall involves the RadioShack Illuminated Round Rocker Switch, catalog number 275-0021 and a date code of 01P09, or January 2009, and earlier. The switches are used as replacement on/off switches for electronics or for use in hobby projects. The wiring diagram, the catalog number, and manufacturing dates are located on the back of the product’s packaging. In the date code MMPYY, MM is the month and YY is the year. Read more.

April 18, 2007 Lamson & Sessions Recalls Floor Electrical Outlets Due to Shock or Electrocution Hazards

The drop-in floor boxes are used to provide an extra electrical outlet in the floor. They were sold under the Carlon® brand name and have a brass finish cover approximately 3 1/2 inches in diameter. "Carlon" is stamped into the plastic above the receptacle and the model number is located to the left of the receptacle. Model numbers E971FBDI and E971FBDIB are included in this recall. Read more.