Leviton Manufacturing Company Issued Recalls for Several 50 Amp Non-NEMA Devices Due to Potential Electrical Shock Hazard
Recall Date: January 30, 2020
Leviton Manufacturing is recalling several 50 Amp non-NEMA receptacles, inlets, connectors, and plugs manufactured between May 1 and December 9, 2019. This is a voluntary recall on incorrectly marked devices that could risk electrical shock to consumers from voltage being applied to the neutral or ground terminals. Leviton identified the mislabels in December 2019 and corrected the issue with all proceeding production on the receptacles, connectors, inlets, and plugs. Below is a link to Leviton’s website regarding the recall and listing the affected devices.
Schneider Electric Recalls Square D Safety Switches Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
Recall Date: April 17, 2018
Schneider Electric is recalling “Square D” brand safety switches manufactured between January 1, 2014 and January 18, 2018. This action is in concert with an alert from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The power can stay on when the safety switch handle is in the “OFF” position, posing an electrical shock or electrocution hazard to consumers. Below is a link to the CPSC’s website page regarding this recall.