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Pass & Seymour recalls 685,000 commercial-grade electrical receptacles due to burn hazard

Pass & Seymour is recalling about 685,000 commercial-grade tamper resistant duplex receptacles due to a burn hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a manufacturing error within the receptacles could lead consumers to incorrectly force the plug into the receptacle, causing the plug blades to overheat, posing a burn risk to the consumer.

This recall involves Pass & Seymour commercial-grade tamper resistant duplex electrical receptacles with the following model numbers:

Model Numbers:
TR15GRYTR20WTR26342ITR26352RNICC6TR5352I
TR15ITR20WCC8TR26342LATR26352RWTR5352LA
TR15LATR26242BKTR26342WTR26352WTR5352W
TR15WTR26252TR26352TR26352WCC8WR20TR
TR20TR26252BKTR26352BKTR5252WR20TRGRY
TR20BKTR26252GRYCC8TR26352BKCC8TR5252GRYWR20TRGRYCC8
TR20CC8TR26252ITR26352GRYTR5252IWR20TRI
TR20GRYTR26252LACC8TR26352GRYCC8TR5252LAWR20TRLA
TR20ITR26252WTR26352ITR5252WWR20TRW
TR20ICC8TR26252WCC8TR26352LACC8TR5352WR20TRW
TR20LATR26342BKTR26352RBKTR5352BKWR20TRWCC8
TR20LACC8TR26342GRYTR26352GCC6TR5352GRY 

The model number is printed on the labels on the individual product boxes or cartons. “Legrand” is printed on the back of the receptacles. The following manufacturing date codes can be found on the outside of the carton: 43U, 44U, 45U, 46U, 47U, 48U, 49U, 50U, 51U, 52U, 53U, 01V, 02V.

The following manufacturing date codes may also be found hot-stamped on the back of the device(s): “MU”, NU”, “PU” and “AV”.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled receptacles and contact the firm for a free replacement, a full refund or a refund in the form of a credit.

There have been no reported incidents or injuries.

The receptacles were sold at electrical equipment suppliers and other stores nationwide between October 2019 and February 2020 for between $3 and $10.

Consumers can contact Pass & Seymour toll-free at 1-833-552-0388 between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at legrand.us (look for “Pass & Seymour” in the “Brands” menu) and click on “Product Recall” under the “HELP” section at bottom of page for more information.

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