Leviton Manufacturing of Melville, N.Y., is recalling about 102,000 Leviton 50 ampere, non-NEMA electrical connectors, plugs, receptacles and inlets sold in the U.S., and Canada.
The devices can have mislabeled terminal markings, posing an electrical shock hazard.
The firm 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.
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.
The recall includes the following model/catalog numbers and date codes:
Only electrical connectors without a blue dot on the device and packaging are included in this recall.
The devices, manufactured in Mexico, were sold at electrical distributors and online at www.Amazon.com from May 2019, through January 2020, for between $40 and $90.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled devices, disconnect power to them and contact Leviton to arrange for a free replacement device.
Consumers may 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” at the bottom of the page for more information.