Surge Protector/ Power Strip Recall

Safety notice: Surge Protectors are recalled due to fire risk.

There has been a major recall of an electrical power strip surge protector that can overheat, smoke and start a fire. You should check your office and your home to determine if you are impacted by this recall. The recalled units (series APC 7 and APC 8) were manufactured by Schneider Electric before 2003. Click link for affected units:

If you do have one of the impacted units, unplug it immediately. Call Schneider Electric IT Corp. toll-free at 888-437-4007 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to to submit a claim for a free replacement.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said the company had received:

Posted By: Shawn Sarauw
Date: Wed Oct 23 10:08:57 EDT 2013