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SurgeMaster™ Surge Protectors Recalled by Belkin International Inc. Due to Shock Hazard

April 27, 2010

Belkin surge protector On October 27, 2009 Belkin International Inc., of Compton, CA recalled approximately 68,700 SurgeMaster™ surge protectors. The molding of the plastic 360 degree rotating plug, which allows for easy cord movement, can crack or detach from the plug assembly, posing a shock hazard to consumers. Belkin has received seven consumer complaints about cracking of the plug molding. However, no injuries were reported.

This recall involves the SurgeMaster™ surge protector, models F9G930-10, F9G930v10, F9G930-10-W and F9G930-10-SN, all manufactured in 2003. The model number and date of manufacture are located on the underside of the unit. Grey models F9G930-10-GRY and F9G930fc10G-CL are not a part of this recall.

These units were sold by independent distributors nationwide and the internet by www.belkin.com from September 2003 through December 2007 for about $50. They were manufactured in China.

You should stop using these power strips immediately and contact Belkin for a new replacement unit. For more information, contact Belkin toll-free at 800-952-1465 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at www.belkin.com/recall.

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