1.4 million breaker boxes sold at Lowe’s, Home Depot recalled due to fire hazard

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Schneider-Electric recalled 1.4 million electrical panels due to a potential fire hazard.

According an announcement with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The circuit breaker boxes were sold at authorized Schneider Electric distributors and hardware and hardware stores nationwide and online, including Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Menard’s from February 2020 to January 2022 for between $90 and $1,660.

“This recall involves Square D QO indoor, outdoor, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) plug-in neutral load centers that have been installed in homes, recreational vehicles, or commercial establishments, including restaurants, manufacturing facilities and warehouses, commercial lighting and others.

The circuit breaker boxes were sold in gray and come in different sizes (square and rectangular). The recalled circuit breaker boxes were manufactured between February 2020 and January 2022, with date codes between 200561 and 220233.”

You can see all recalled part numbers here.

According to the announcement, Schneider Electric is directly contacting all retailers, distributors, owners and anyone else known to have purchased or installed the recalled product.

Anyone who purchased or installed the circuit breaker enclosures can contact Schneider Electric to arrange a free inspection and free repair.

For more information, contact Schneider Electric Technical Service at 888-778-2733, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday; or go to website recall notice.

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