CPSC, Belkin Corp. Announce Recall of Rackmount Uninterruptible Power
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Rackmount Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Units: About 1,200 units
Manufacturer/Importer: Belkin Corp., of Compton, Calif.
Hazard:The UPS outputs were wired incorrectly creating a reverse polarity configuration
and a potential electrical shock hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.
Description:The recalled Belkin OmniGuard Rackmount UPS units are used to provide voltage
regulation, surge suppression, and back-up power for electronic equipment. The Belkin
OmniGuard Rackmount UPS units are black with a silver/grey panel on the front. Recalled units
are the OmniGuard 1100 (Model no. F6C110-RKM-2U), OmniGuard 1500 (Model no. F6C150-
RKM-2U), OmniGuard 2300 (Model no. F6C230-RKM-2U), and OmniGuard 3200 (Model no.
F6C320-RKM-3U). The model number and model type can be found on a label on the rear of
Sold at: Electronics distributors and retailers from September 2003 through June 2004 for
between $560 and $1360.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the unit and contact Belkin Corp., for a free
Consumer Contact: Call Belkin Customer Service Center toll-free at (800) 223-5546 ext. 2064
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday to arrange for a free replacement.