April 4, 2000
- Chairs and Converters Recalled by Boston Warehouse & Coast Electronics Supply
April 15, 1998
- Outlet Converters Recalled by General Electric
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), General Electric Co.'s GELighting division of Cleveland, Ohio, is recalling about50,000 outlet converters, also known as current taps. Theyconvert a single electrical outlet into three outlets. Theground connector receptacles are oversized and can causeloose ground contacts. Without grounding, consumers areexposed to serious shock hazards.
- Foreign Travel Electric Converters Recalled by Chandur Hasso
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), Chandur Hasso Inc., of NewYork, N.Y., is recalling 2,400 foreign travel electricconverters. These converters could short circuit, presentingfire, shock and thermal burn hazards to consumers.
February 18, 1998
- Outlet Converters Recalled by Power Cord & Cable
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), Power Cord & Cable Corp.of College Point, N.Y., is recalling about 850 outletconverters, which convert a single electrical outlet intothree outlets. Plugs using these outlet converters can comepartially out of the receptacles, presenting shock andelectrocution hazards. In addition, even if the plugs looklike they are securely plugged in, there could be a poorelectrical connection, presenting a fire hazard.