What’s the Problem?
This recall affects 3-wire and 4-wire Schneider Electric Surgeloc Surge Protection Devices primarily installed in commercial/industrial applications, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC).
“The firm has received one report of an arcing incident that caused smoke damage to the wall in a commercial location,” CPSC said.
Affected surge protectors were manufactured from January 1, 2013 (date code 13011) through August 24, 2020 (date code 20352). The date codes and are in the YYWWD format and located on the front of the device.
The recalled surge protectors were sold at authorized Schneider Electric distributors from January 2013 through August 2020 and included in factory-ordered panelboards for between $400 and $1,200.
If you purchased a surge protector that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact Schneider Electric for instructions on receiving a free equivalent replacement surge protector.
This recall began on October 28, 2020.
Do I Have a Surge Protector Recall Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Surge Protector Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled surge protector, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.