Wednesday, March 31

Recall of extensiion cords and power strips


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Howard Berger Co. Inc. today announced a voluntary recall of approximately 12,000 Brightway indoor and outdoor extension cords and power strips because they pose a fire hazard, according to a March 31 CPSC press release. No injuries have been reported.

The cords and power strips lack adequate coating material around the cords and copper conductors are smaller than required.