Name of product: Leviton 50 ampere, non-NEMA electrical connectors, plugs, receptacles, and inlets
Recall date: April 23, 2020
Recall number: 20-112
Units: About 98,000 (In addition, about 4,400 units were sold in Canada)
Hazard: The electrical connection devices can have mislabeled terminal markings, posing an electrical shock hazard.
Description: This recall involves Leviton 50-ampere, non-NEMA electrical connectors, plugs, receptacles, and inlet attachment devices. The recalled connection devices are used to transmit power to electrical equipment that is not hard-wired to a power source. Leviton is printed on the devices. Date codes can be found on the back cover of connectors and plugs, the side housing of receptacles and inlets, and on the label of each box. Please refer to the full recall for information on specific model/catalog numbers and date codes.
Incidents/Injuries: The company has received four reports of mismarked devices, including one report of a consumer who received an electrical shock, and three reports of minor property damage to equipment with which the devices were being used.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled devices, disconnect power to them, and contact Leviton to arrange for a free replacement device.
Consumer Contact: Leviton toll-free at 877-978-2032 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Leviton.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.
Sold at: Electrical distributors and online at Amazon.com from May 2019 through January 2020 for between $40 and $90.
Distributor(s): Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc., of Melville, N.Y.
Manufactured in: Mexico