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Safety Alert

360 Electrical Recalls Surge Protectors Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Surge protectors

Hazard: The surge protectors can short circuit when non-grounded plugs are connected, posing a shock or fire hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: 360 Electrical toll-free at 844-827-4207 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.360electrical.com, hover over "Support" at the top of the page and click on "Warranty," then click on "Agent, Idealist and Idealist 2.4 RECALL INFO" for more information.

Units: About 9,300 (in addition, about 1,000 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves three models of surge protectors, Idealist (360320), Idealist 2.4 (360321) and Agent (360322). The model number is located on the underside of the unit. The units have seven outlets, come in black or white and measure 14.5 inches long by 2.5 inches wide by 1.5 inches tall. "360electrical" is printed on the front of the units. Recalled surge protectors do not have a single check mark engraved on the underside of the unit, right next to the model number.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled surge protectors and contact 360 Electrical for a free replacement.

Sold at: B&H Photo stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and bhphotovideo.com from July 2015 through February 2016 for between $33 and $40.

Importer: 360 Electrical LLC, of Salt Lake City, Utah

Distributor: 360 Electrical LLC, of Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufactured in: China