November 19, 2004
- Midwest and GE Recall of Meter Load Centers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Midwest Electric Products of Mankato, MN and GE Consumer & Industrial of Plainville, CT are voluntarily recalling 2,754 meter socket load centers. Some of these products were sold with loose internal bolt connections, which could result in excessive heat or fire.
April 22, 1999
- Electric Meter Boxes, Trouble Lights & Surge Protectors Recall
The following three product safety recalls were conducted by firms in cooperation with the CPSC. 1) Square D Co., of Palatine, Ill., is recalling about 12,200 CSEDs, which are metal boxes mounted on the outside of homes and contain the electric meter and the main electrical breaker panel. When these CSEDs are installed and electrical power supplied, electrical arcing can occur, posing a risk of shock, electrocution and electric burn. 2) Primerica Enterprise, of Deer Park N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,500 trouble lights. The lights have undersized wires, and other internal defects presenting fire, shock and electrocution hazards. 3) Kingsland Tools Inc., of Bell, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 3,900 powerstrip surge protectors. The power strips have cracked, corroded and loose wires, presenting fire, shock and electrocution hazards.