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Extech Recalls Digital Clamp Meters Due to Electrocution Hazard

Discussion in 'Recalls' started by Jeffrey R Jonas, May 25, 2017.

  1. Jeffrey R Jonas

    Jeffrey R Jonas Community Member NACBI Member

    Extech Recalls Digital Clamp Meters Due to Electrocution Hazard

    Description:
    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.


    Remedy:
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled digital clamp meters and contact Extech for a free replacement meter.

    Incidents/Injuries:
    Extech received two reports of clamp meters displaying an incorrect voltage reading. No injuries have been reported.

    Sold At:
    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.

    Importer(s):
    FLIR Commercial Systems Inc., of Goleta, Calif., owner of Extech

    Manufactured In:
    China
    Recall number:
    17-167

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  2. John Bowman

    John Bowman NACBI Staff Staff Member NACBI Member

    Thanks, Jeff!!
     
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  3. Chuck Forman

    Chuck Forman Community Post Master NACBI Member

    Thanks Jeff!
     
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  4. Dale Duffy

    Dale Duffy Administrator Staff Member NACBI Member

    Those three words again.

    Manufactured In:
    China
     
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