Home Depot Electric Outlet Converter Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Home Depot Electric Outlet Converter Recall [US]Home Depot recalls an estimated 42,000 Ningbo Litesun Electric Outlet Converters due to suspected incorrect wiring and consequential risk of electric shock, fire, burns and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/thpF30fMY0h

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Outlet-Converters-Recalled-by-Ningbo-Litesun-Electric-with-Home-Depot

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain commercial electric 15-amp Triplex Outlet Converters, also known as “Taps”, with model number LA-05 and a UPC of 818897010121.

  • The recalled white plastic Converters convert a single electrical AC outlet into three (3) outlets with an outlet plug on the left, front and right side of the Tap. The Outlet Taps measure 1.7 inches tall by 1.3 inches wide by 1.69 inches deep.

On the front facing outlet, neutral and line (power socket) sizes are reversed. The model number is printed on the mold on the side that the prongs are located and the UPC number is printed on a sticker on the top of the converter along with the UL listing.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Electric Outlet Converters can be found on the originating Web site/sites identified above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Outlet Converters front outlet prongs are not configured correctly, resulting in reverse polarity when plugs inserted, posing shock and fire hazards. The firm has received one (1) report of a consumer who was shocked while using an Outlet Converter.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Outlet Converters, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Home Depot toll-free at 1-877-527-0313 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST on Saturday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.homedepot.com and click on the “Product Recalls” link located under “Customer Service” for more information.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-761
Recalls Direct RIN: 9128-2017
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