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Pride Products Extension Cords

Código SIAR: 19705
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Pride-Products-Recalls-Counterfeit-Extension-Cords-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 13 sep, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Pride Products
Descripción del Defecto: Pride Products Recalls Counterfeit Extension Cords Due to Fire Hazard
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2006
Release #06-256 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 898-5550 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Pride Products Recalls Counterfeit Extension Cords Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Extension Cords
Units: About 42,000
Importer: Pride Products Corp., of Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
Hazard: The counterfeit extension cords have undersized wiring and no fuse in the cord to provide over-current protection, which can cause overheating and pose a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled cords are brown or white, measure 6, 9, 12, or 15 feet long, are intended for indoors and have a three-outlet extension. Attached to the cord is a silver counterfeit UL holographic label marked "09/99 E157848 UL LISTED CORD SET BV-8021 13A 125V 1625W" or "09/02 E137398 UL LISTED CORD SET BW 5833 13A 125V 1625W."
Sold at: Local discount, drug, and grocery stores nationwide from June 2005 through August 2006 for between $1 and $2.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled extension cords immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pride Products, at (800) 898-5550 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.prideproducts.com