[Hallb-engineering] Fwd: Lesson Learned "Schneider Electric Surge Protector Recall "
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Subject: Lesson Learned "Schneider Electric Surge Protector Recall "
Schneider Electric Surge Protector Recall
Statement of Lessons Learned
Notification received from Newport News Shipbuilding Notification.
For a copy of the original report, see Attachments on Lessons Learned page
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Schneider Electric have issued a recall on APC SurgeArrest� surge protectors due to a fire hazard. The surge protectors can overheat, smoke, and melt, posing a fire hazard. Discussion of Activity
This recall involves APC 7 and 8 series SurgeArrest surge protectors manufactured before 2003. The model and serial numbers are located on a label on the bottom of the surge protector. The two numbers that follow the first letter or letters in the serial number sequence indicate the year of manufacture. The unit is included in the recall if the numbers are 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01 or 02. APC and the words Personal, Professional, Performance or Network are printed on the surge protectors. The following model numbers are included in this recall.
7 Series model numbers
8 Series model numbers
Schneider has received 700 reports of the surge protectors overheating and melting and 55 claims of property damage from smoke and fire, including $916,000 in fire damage to a home and $750,000 in fire damage to a medical facility. There are 13 reports of injuries, including smoke inhalation and contact burns from touching the overheated surge protectors. Recommended Action
Stop using the recalled surge protectors immediately. Unplug them and contact Schneider Electric for a free replacement surge protector.
10/8/2013 1:06:41 PM by Bailey, Mary Jo
Submitted to those current in �SAF104: LOCK, TAG, AND TRY
�SAF108: FIRE SAFETY Training
Summary Lesson ID: 759
Doc ID: 2013-JLAB-759
Safety Related: NO
Originator: Bailey, Mary Jo
Issued: 10/8/2013 1:04:10 PM
Approved By: Bailey, Mary Jo
Approved On: 10/8/2013 1:06:41 PM
Contact: Schneider Electric IT Corp. - (888) 437-4007
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