WASHINGTON — Garvin Industries, a Southwire business, is recalling the Electrical Outlet Floor Box Kit because the electrical receptacles can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard.
Name of Product: Garvin Pop-Up Electrical Outlet Floor Box Kits
Hazard: The electrical receptacles can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately unplug any electrical devices from the recalled electrical outlet boxes, discontinue their use and contact Southwire for a full refund.
Southwire toll-free at 888-803-0492 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.garvinindustries.com or www.southwire.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
Units: About 3,000
This recall involves Garvin Pop-Up Floor Box Kits with a finish of either stainless steel or brushed brass that each include two electrical receptacles and two USB ports. The pop-up electrical outlet boxes are designed to be installed into floors with a metal lid that opens and closes to reveal the electrical receptacles and USB ports.
Incidents/Injuries: Southwire has received three reports of the floor boxes overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Online at garvinindustries.com, acdcusa.com, cesco.com, gordonelectricsupply.com, platt.com and usesi.com from January 2016 through August 2018 for about $90.
Importer: Garvin Industries Inc., of Franklin Park, Ill.
Distributor: Southwire Company LLC, of Carrollton, Ga.
Manufactured in: China
Recall number: 19-183Tagged with recall, Southwire