PRODUCT RECALL INFO

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PRODUCT RECALL INFO

by: Andersen Air Force Base | .
Andersen Air Force Base | .
published: October 12, 2013

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Schneider-Electric-Recalls-APC-Surge-Protectors/

Schneider Electric Recalls 15 Million APC Surge Protectors Due to Fire Hazard. The surge protector can overheat, smoke, and melt posing a fire hazard. Please check your work area to see if you have any of these surge protectors in your home/work spaces.

This recall involves APC 7 and 8 series Surge Arrest surge protectors manufactured before 2003. The model and serial numbers are located on a label on the bottom of the surge protector. The two numbers that follow the first letter or letters in the serial number sequence indicate the year of manufacture. The unit is included in the recall if the numbers are 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01 or 02. APC and the words Personal, Professional,
Performance or Network are printed on the surge protectors.

Sold at: Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA, and other stores nationwide from January 1993 through December 2002 for between $13 and $50.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled surge protectors, unplug them and contact Schneider Electric for a free replacement surge protector.

Please canvas your work areas (and your homes) for these surge protectors and if any are found follow the recall procedures at the CPSC website.

Model numbers:
7 Series model numbers 8 Series model numbers
NET7 NET8
NET7T NET8N
NET7T-C PER8T
PER7 PER8TR
PER7C PER8TR-CN
PER7T PER8TVR
PER7T-CO PER8XTV
PER7T-U PRF8T2
PER7TX137 PRF8TT
PER7-U PRO8
PER7X148 PRO8T2
PRF7 PRO8T2C
PRF7T PRO8T2MP12
PRO7 PRO8T2MP12B
PRO7C PRO8TV
PRO7T PRO7TX183

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