SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
May 14, 2020
Posting date:
May 14, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73061

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle.
  • Issue: The device may overheat causing charring to the internal components, posing a fire hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using and disconnect the recalled product and dispose of it in accordance with municipal waste requirements.

Affected products

SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle

Product description

This recall involves the SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle with ZigBee Smart Energy Profile (SEP). The affected product is used to monitor and manage energy use and has remote control applications. The model number affected by this recall is 1202-9962. A CSA 23670 certification mark can be found on the back of the product.

Hazard identified

The device may overheat causing charring to the internal components, posing a fire and burn hazard.

As of May 1, 2020, the company has received 5 report of overheating, and no reports of injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 2075 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2018 to May 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the UNITED STATES

Companies

Manufacturer
2D2C, Inc.
Lincolnshire
Illinois
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using and disconnect the affected product and dispose of it in accordance with municipal waste requirements.

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.