By Anthony Capkun
January 10, 2013 – Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) says Princess Auto has announced a voluntary recall of 19-position digital multimeter (DMM) #700249 or #DT830D, which has not been tested for compliance with Canadian standards for product safety. In fact, one electrical shock has been reported. Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately.
The unit is black with a PowerFist logo on the front, and includes two test leads. It was manufactured in China by Shenzhen Jintengwei Industry Co. Ltd. The recall involves 9589 units sold by Princess Auto back in 1999.
Customers can bring the defective unit to a Princess Auto location for a refund, or contact them for more information at (800) 665-8685.
* Image courtesy ESA.