Most of our homes and offices utilize surge protectors. People’s Trust wants to make you aware of a recall of a surge protector that has been recalled in the event you have this one in your home as Schneider Electric just announced a recall of 15 million of their SurgeArrest surge protectors
Name of Product: APC Surge Arrest (series APC 7 and APC 8) manufactured before 2003.
Hazard: The surge protectors can overheat, smoke and melt, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy: Immediately stop using the recalled surge protectors, unplug them and contact Schneider Electric for a free replacement surge protector.
Where the items were sold: Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA, and other stores nationwide from 1993 – 2002 for $13-$50.
Contact Information for the Company: Call Schneider Electric IT Corp. toll free at 888-437-4007 from 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday or go to http://recall.apc.com to submit a claim for a free replacement.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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