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    • 9/19/2018
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    • 20180821-BAF49-2147386042
    Incident Description: The hardwired surge protector installed professionally on the side of my electric meter base caught fire igniting the side of my house. Installation of this unit was promoted by my electric company, Adams Electric Cooperative, Gettysburg, PA as a protection ... (More)
    Product: Surge Suppressors or Power Strips (4083)
    Product Description: The Ultimate Hardwire Surge Protectors H1A-120/240T2 PSP Products, Inc. P.O. Box 4108 Manassas, VA 20108
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: PSP Products, Inc.
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    • 7/10/2018
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    • 20180326-2FD9C-2147388996
    Incident Description: I had the Newpoint 6 outlet surge protector plugged int a wall outlet protected by AFCI/GFI breaker on the electrical panel. Last night at 3AM my fiancee heard the beeping in the living room. It ended up coming from a Battery backup [REDACTED] for my TV, ... (More)
    Product: Surge Suppressors or Power Strips (4083)
    Product Description: Newpoint 6 Outlet Surge Protector. Silver in color This defect came from a Newpoint Relocatable Power Tap, transient surge protector Model 201137 File ... (More)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Philips Consumer Lifestyle
    Business Comments:
    (6/25/2018) This product meets all applicable safety and regulatory requirements. We have contacted the consumer and attempted to gather more information on the incident as well retrieve the product for investigation.
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    • 6/5/2018
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    • 20180424-1F29C-2147388383
    Incident Description: The transformer cord burst into flames on the counter today. It was plugged into the wall, but not into the [REDACTED] TV. Fortunately we were home. No injuries. Please prevent this from happening to someone else. It could have been tragic.
    Product: Battery Chargers/Adapters (883)
    Product Description: The metal plug part that is supposed to be inserted into TV ( but was not)- the plastic around that apparently burst into flames. It's all melted. We put out ... (More)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
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    • 4/20/2018
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    • 20180104-E07F1-2147394008
    Incident Description: The electrical cord has frayed where it joins the power adapter. I have never pulled on the cord nor yanked it nor wrapped it tightly. (I worked at the National Safety Council for 10 years and know how to safely handle appliances and cords.) There are many ... (More)
    Product: Battery Chargers/Adapters (883)
    Product Description: 60 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter Model A1344
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Apple Inc.
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    • 4/5/2018
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    • 20171129-61010-2147394968
    Incident Description: Smelled burnt plastic and noticed hole burnt through side of surge protector. Used surge protector for about one month with 1200 watt microwave. Not sure if it happened while in use and stunk up room after words or was burning without power applied to ... (More)
    Product: Surge Suppressors or Power Strips (4083)
    Product Description: "Pipeman's" "Protect ELE" surge protector. See on amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00J4NYQNG/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Okura USA, Inc
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    • 12/4/2015
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    • 20151111-64B95-2147426830
    Incident Description: My surge protector had a melt down. The back surge causes some electrical damage to some appliances, furnace, heated mattress cover, VCR/DVD Player/Recorder and the electrical wiring in my house. I have to have an electrician come to assess the full damages.
    Product: Surge Suppressors or Power Strips (4083)
    Product Description: APC Surge Arrest Personal Surge Protector
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Schneider Electric USA Inc
    Business Comments:
    (11/24/2015) Thank you for submitting your recent Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) report regarding the APC SurgeArrest surge protectors. The CPSC in conjunction with Schneider Electric released a public notification regarding an American Power Conversion (APC) ... (More)
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    • 11/7/2013
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    • 20131014-01652-2147450942
    Incident Description: Schneider Electric. APC battery back up. On the morning of September 5th, upon entering my home office, the room was filled with black smoke and smelled of an electrical fire. I called the Ventura Fire Department. They determined that the APC battery back up ... (More)
    Product: Surge Suppressors or Power Strips (4083)
    Product Description: Schneider Electric APC products model BK500MC serial #: PB0027113224 battery backup / surge protector
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Schneider Electric USA Inc
    Business Comments:
    (12/4/2013) Thank you for the report submitted under the above referenced number dated October 24, 2013 allegedly involving one of our products. We have read the report in detail and carefully reviewed our records. We are in the process of getting this unit returned from ... (More)
    (7/29/2014) Analysis of this unit revealed that the root cause of the event was the Input line filter capacitor, C38, overheated and smoked. This unit, serial number, PB0027113224, was built in July, 2000. End of life of this nature would be the result of significant ... (More)
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    • 8/26/2013
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    • 20130804-39CB0-2147453437
    Incident Description: Purchased a 100' package of 14gauge speaker wire as shown http://www.3kings.com/p-2389-xxx-brx14100-14-ga-100-bag-high-quality-economy-speaker-cable-14-gauge.aspx When stripping the insulation off at the end of the cable to install it, I discovered it was ... (More)
    Product: Stereo or Hi-fi Components or Accessories (546)
    Product Description: XXX brand 14 gauge speaker wire
    Injury Info: No Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Okura USA, Inc
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    • 2/5/2013
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    • 20130101-700B8-2147460393
    Incident Description: On December 26, 2012 at 7:00pm--I started to smell smoke/a definite electrical burning smell--I check all appliances, christmas tree. garage, attic, walls--smell started to get stronger. Finally I gave up and decided to wait for my husband to arrive home--I ... (More)
    Product: Televisions (572)
    Product Description: Vizio 47" HDTV Flat screen TV Black
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: VIZIO, Inc.
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    • 4/25/2012
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    • 20120222-70C0E-2147469931
    Incident Description: Due to a heavy rain and an old electric meter head, the meter head on my house semi separated causing a power surge. Some small appliances blew, but this surge surpessor caught on fire. Because of the way it must be installed (by screwing it into the outlet), ... (More)
    Product: Surge Suppressors or Power Strips (4083)
    Product Description: Power Master Model EP-6 Surge & Noise Suppressor Electrical Rating: 15A, 125VAC, 60hZ, 1875 Watts Continuous Duty
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: SL INDUSTRIES INC
    Business Comments:
    (4/26/2012) We have no history of this product or line of products causing damage or harm to consumers. In order to understand what happened to this product, we will need to test it. We have been in contact with the customer and are making arrangements to obtain the ... (More)

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