Recalls
The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Siemens Canada Ltd. has announced a voluntary recall of Sentron moulded case breakers Type JD/LD/LMD (about 150 units across Canada).
The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Schneider Electric Canada has announced a voluntary recall of Stab-lok NA15, NA20, NB15 and NB20 breakers (about 330 units in Canada).
The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Jeckson Electric Co. Ltd. has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product: RF wireless remote On/Off switch units, which involves about 160,000 units in Canada.
The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Eaton has announced a voluntary recall of the following products: three styles of SMICRO6 Series Surgetrap surge protectors sold between January 1, 2009 and May 21, 2010.
The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public that Dimplex North America has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product: RF Wireless Remote On/Off Switch. The recall involves about 20,000 units in Canada.
The Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the public that Schneider Electric has announced a voluntary recall of the Square D double throw safety switch (30A, 60A or 100A rating). Users should take steps to initiate the replacement of affected devices immediately.
The Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the public that Kidde Canada Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of Kidde Model PI 2000CA dual sensor smoke alarms, of which there are approximately 10,000 in Canada.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with OJ Electronics, announced a voluntary recall of 208V and 240V thermostats. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Fluke is voluntarily recalling certain 333, 334, 335, 336 and 337 digital clamp meters that were manufactured between 29 January 2008 and 27 February 2009.
Robert Bosch Tool Corp. has announced a voluntary recall of its 1191VSR (1191VSRK) hammer drill (with serial number starting with “7”) — about 250 of which were sold in this country. The trigger switch may stick in the On position, meaning the tool will continue to run after releasing the trigger, possibly causing injury. To-date, the manufacturer has received no complaints or reports of injury. Manufactured in Malaysia, the hammer drills were distributed between July 2007 and April 2008. CLICK HERE to visit Robert Bosch Tool Corp. or call (877) 472-0007.
Maple Chase Co. has announced a voluntary recall of the Firex-branded 10000 series CO alarms and 12000 series smoke/CO combo alarms sold in Canada with the item numbers 12000C and 12400C. Manufactured in Mexico, the alarms may go into a “double chirp” fault mode in the presence of CO prior to the unit going into full alarm mode. This early fault is a safety hazard because a consumer may take the alarm out of service once he determines that pressing the Reset button does not correct the fault.
Progress Lighting has announced another voluntary recall: this one for its International Series indoor ceiling light fixtures. Here, the attachment of a cable that supports the light fixture may fail, causing it to fall. The company has received reports of 15 fixtures falling, one causing injury. Included in this recall are the following product numbers:
Progress Lighting has announced a voluntary recall for its outdoor ceiling lights (models P5526-20 and P5526-44), which are three-light close-to-ceiling fixtures with solid brass construction. A weld that affixes a mounting bracket to the ceiling pan may fail, which could cause the fixture to fall. Manufactured in China, the lights were distributed between January 19, 2007, and November 21, 2007, and 29 units were shipped to Canada. The company has received reports of six fixtures falling, but no injuries. Consumers should contact Progress to arrange for the fixture to be repaired at no charge. CLICK HERE for Progress Lighting or call (877) 369-4548.
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