Dollar Tree 6-foot Power Xtension Extension Cords

Código SIAR: 19736
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Dollar-Tree-Stores-Recall-Counterfeit-Extension-Cords-Due-to-Shock-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 10 ago, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Dollar Tree; Dollar Bill$; Dollar Express; Greenbrier International
Descripción del Defecto: Dollar Tree Stores Recall Counterfeit Extension Cords Due to Shock Hazard
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
August 10, 2006
Release #06-230 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 876-8077 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Dollar Tree Stores Recall Counterfeit Extension Cords Due to Shock Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 6-foot Power Xtension
Units: About 600,000
Importer: Greenbrier International Inc., of Chesapeake, Va.
Hazard: The counterfeit extension cords could have undersized wire and substandard insulation, which can cause overheating, resulting in a possible shock hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled cords are green, measure 6 feet long, are intended for indoors and have a three-outlet extension. Attached to the cord is a silver counterfeit UL holographic label marked "09/01 E157848 UL LISTED CORD SET BW-3045 13A 125V 1625W".
Sold at: Dollar Tree Stores, Dollar Bill$, and Dollar Express nationwide from November 2005 through May 2006 for $1.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled extension cords immediately and return them to any Dollar Tree store for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc., at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dollartree.com