Extech Recalls Digital Clamp Meters Due to Electrocution Hazard
This recall involves Extech digital clamp meters with model numbers EX650, EX655, MA160, MA61, and MA63. These models are all AC/DC clamp meters, which are electrical testing devices that measure AC/DC voltage, resistance, capacitance, frequency, temperature, continuity, and diode. Serial numbers in the following format are included in the recall: R15XXXXXXX to R17XXXXXXX. Only serial numbers in this range are included in the recall. The “EXTECH” logo and the model number are printed on the front of the unit and the serial number on the back. The digital clamp meters are green and orange.
Digital clamp meters1,700 (in addition, about 20 were sold in Canada)
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/63356r-eng.php
Grainger, Platt Electric Supply stores and industrial and electrical distributors and wholesalers nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from January 2016 through April 2017 for between $110 and $230.
Recall Date: May 25, 2017
Extech received two reports of clamp meters displaying an incorrect voltage reading. No injuries have been reported.
FLIR Commercial Systems Inc., of Goleta, Calif., owner of Extech
Recall ID: 8067
Last Published: May 25, 2017
Official Site: Link
RecallMe Number: 17167
RecallMe Status: Announced