Recall: LED Light and Power Stations
On 2018-06-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding LED Light and Power Stations due to a potential Shock and Electrocution hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2017 for about $25 to $40.
About 20,000 units are involved in this led light recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Trouble/Work Lights & Flashlights category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled workbench and power stations are wired incorrectly, which can result in reverse polarity, posing shock and electrocution hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Stanley LED workbench light and power stations with model number WLB40PS. The recalled units were sold in black/yellow color and measure about 19.75 inches long by 3.75 inches wide and 5 inches tall. They have a 40-chip LED shop light with adjustable angles, four power outlets and an on/off switch mounted on the unit. "Stanley" is printed in yellow by the outlets. The model number is printed on a sticker located on the back of the lighting panel.
These items were sold new+ at Sam's Club stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from March 2017 through August 2017 for between $25 and $40.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled workbench and power stations, unplug the power cord and contact Baccus Global for a free replacement or a full refund. Baccus is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Baccus Global toll-free at 877-571-2391 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.baccusglobal.com and click on "FAQ" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received three reports of the units being wired incorrectly. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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