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    Pass & Seymour Commercial-Grade Electrical Receptacle Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

  • May 08, 2020

    May 8, 2020 – Pass & Seymour Commercial-Grade Electrical Receptacle recalled due to burn hazard. The receptacles can cause the plug blades on electrical cords to overheat, posing a burn hazard. Immediately stop using the receptacles and contact the company for a refund or replacement. (Health Canada – RA-72981)

       

    Product Description: This recall involves Legrand / Pass & Seymour commercial-grade tamper resistant duplex electrical receptacles. The model number is printed on the labels of 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".

    The following model numbers are included in the recall:
    Model Numbers
    TR15GRY TR26242BK TR26352 TR5252
    TR15I TR26252 TR26352BK TR5252GRY
    TR15LA TR26252BK TR26352BKCC8 TR5252I
    TR15W TR26252GRYCC8 TR26352GRY TR5252LA
    TR20 TR26252I TR26352GRYCC8 TR5252W
    TR20BK TR26252LACC8 TR26352I TR5352
    TR20CC8 TR26252W TR26352LACC8 TR5352BK
    TR20GRY TR26252WCC8 TR26352RBK TR5352GRY
    TR20I TR26342BK TR26352RGCC6 TR5352I
    TR20ICC8 TR26342GRY TR26352NICC6 TR5352LA
    TR20LA TR26342I TR26352RW TR5352W
    TR20LACC8 TR26342LA TR26352W WR20TR
    TR20W TR26342W TR26352WCC8 WR20TRGRY
    TR20WCC8     WR20TRGRYCC8
          WR20TRI
          WR20TRLA
          WR20TRW
          WR20TRWCC8

     

    Hazard Identified: 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 hazard to the consumer. As of April 28, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

    Number Sold: Approximately 57,800 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

    Time Period Sold: The affected products were sold from October 2019 to February 2020.

    Place of Origin: Manufactured in Mexico

    Companies:

    Distributor
    Legrand / Pass & Seymour, Inc.
    Syracuse
    New York
    UNITED STATES

    What You Should Do: Consumers should immediately unplug any electrical cords from the outlet and stop using the wall outlet or receptacle and contact Pass & Seymour for a refund or replacement.

    For more information, consumers may contact Legrand Canada toll-free at 1-800-723-5175 between 8 a.m to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online.

    Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

    Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

    This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

    Click HERE to view Health Canada Product Safety Alert.

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