Nine Different Home Improvement Books Recalled with Faulty Wiring Instructions
June 14, 2010
On January 8, 2010 Oxmoor House, Inc., of Birmingham, AL recalled approximately 951,000 home improvement books. The books have errors in the wiring diagrams and wiring instructions that could lead you to incorrectly install or repair electrical wiring, posing an electrical shock or fire hazard to consumers. Thankfully, no injuries or incidents were reported.
This recall includes all nine home improvement books listed below:
|AmeriSpec Home Repair Handbook||978-0-376-00180-1||January 2006|
|Lowe’s Complete Home Improvement and Repair||978-0-376-00922-7
|Lowe’s Complete Home Wiring||978-0-376-00928-9||May 2008|
|Sunset Basic Home Repairs||978-0-376-01581-5
|Sunset Complete Home Wiring||978-0-376-01594-5||December 1999|
|Sunset Complete Patio Book||978-0-376-01411-5
|Sunset Home Repair Handbook||978-0-376-01258-6
|Sunset Water Gardens||978-0-376-03849-4||January 2004|
|Sunset You Can Build – Wiring||978-0-376-01596-9||January 2009|
These books were sold at home improvement stores and bookstores nationwide from January 1975 through December 2009 for between $13 and $35. They were printed in the United States.
You should immediately stop using these books and contact Oxmoor House for a full refund. For additional information, contact Oxmoor House toll-free at (866) 696-7602 anytime, or visit their Web site at www.sunsetrecall.com
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