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RECALL – Legrand Wiremold PX1001 power strips due to shock hazard


October 23, 2012
By Anthony Capkun


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October 22, 2012 – The Electrical Safety Authority says Legrand Wiremold has announced a voluntary recall of Legrand undercabinet power and lighting, 4-outlet power strip (Model PX1001), of which 543 units were sold in Canada.

Manufactured in China, the power strip poses the risk of electrical shock. No incidents have yet been reported.

The recall involves 4-outlet undercabinet power and lighting strip (PX1001) that retailed for $59.97. The 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 centre.

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.

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The units were sold by Home Depot Canada between February 2011 and August 2012.

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the power strips and return them to Legrand Wiremold for a replacement or refund. Contact Legrand Wiremold at (800) 617-1768 between 8 am to 5 pm ET Monday through Friday, or CLICK HERE to visit them online.



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