February 12, 2004
Lamson & Sessions Inc. is recalling drop-in floor outlet boxes sold at Home Depot stores from December 2003 through January 2004.
The recalled floor boxes contain undersized wires and are wired with the polarity reversed. These problems present a risk of shock or electrocution and a possible fire hazard.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
These Drop-In Floor Boxes are used to provide an extra electric outlet in the floor. The floor boxes are pre-wired electrical receptacles to be installed in the floor. They were sold under the Carlon brand name as Model No. B112FBB. The product was sold as a kit that includes the floor box, wired receptacle, hole saw, and optional mounting plates.
Consumers should contact Lamson & Sessions to arrange for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: Call Lamson & Sessions at (800) 505-5159 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).