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Power strips recalled due to electric shock hazard

Legrand Wiremold of West Hartford, CT has recalled about 14,000 under cabinet power and lighting power strips manufactured in China.

According to the company, the electrical wires are reversed on the receptacles on the power strips, posing a risk of electrical shock to consumers. Legrand Wiremold has received one report of an incident related to the recalled power strips, but no reports of injuries.

The recalled power strips were sold at retailers Ace Hardware, Do it Best, Home Depot USA, Sutherlands and True Value Hardware, as well as at Amazon.com, between February 2011 and August 2012 for about $40.

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