This recall involves Square D brand General Duty 30 & 60A, 120/240-volt, 2-phase and 3-phase NEMA 3R safety switches. The switches are a dark gray metal box with a black handle on the side that can be moved to an “ON” or “OFF” position. The “OFF” position is designed to shut off the flow of electricity. The switches may be used in or around commercial buildings, outbuildings, apartments and homes. They measure about 10 inches by 7 inches by 4 inches. Brand name “Square D”, the ampere of the safety switch and the 120/240-volt or 240-volt marking is printed on a label on the front of the safety switch. The recalled switches were manufactured between January 1, 2014 through January 18, 2018 and have date codes 1401 through 1803. The date codes are in the YYWW format (example: 1401 = year 2014, week 1). The date code of the product can only be found on the inside of the cover and is not accessible if the product is installed and in-service. Only safety switches with the following catalog numbers printed on a separate label on the side are included in the recall: Catalog Number CD321NRB D211NRB D211NRBCP D221NRB D221NRBCP D221NRBUP D321NRB D321NRBCP D321NRBUP DU221RB DU221RBUP DU222RB DU222RBUP DU321RB DU321RBUP DU321RBCP DU322RB DU322RBCP DU322RBUP
Square D brand General Duty 30 & 60A, 120/240-volt, 2-phase and 3-phase NEMA 3R Safety SwitchesAbout 1,079,000
Authorized Schneider Electric distributors, Home Depot, Lowe’s, original equipment manufacturers and others stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, HomeDepot.com, and Lowes.com from January 2014 through January 2018 for between $40 and $500.
Recall Date: Apr 17, 2018
Schneider Electric USA Inc., of Andover, Mass.
Recall ID: 8304
Last Published: Apr 17, 2018
Emert Number: 18140
Emert Status: Announced