1.6 Million Voltage Testers Call Back Over Shock Hazard

The U.S. Product Safety Commission has reviewed 1.6 million non-contact voltage testers made by Klein Tools, as indicated by a public statement from the public authority office. Not exclusively can the voltage analyzer neglect to work, it can likewise be a potential stun risk.

1.6 Million Voltage Testers Call Back Over Shock Hazard

“The on/off button can remain depressed during the power on or power off cycle, causing the tester to work improperly,” the USPSC said in a statement explaining the recall. “Consumers testing electrical sources could fail to be warned of the presence of live voltage if the tester is not properly operating, posing a shock hazard to the users.”

The over 1.6 million reviewed testers were sold between January 2020 and March 2021 at retailers like Home Depot just as mechanical wholesalers, as per the USPSC. Approximately 67,800 were sold in Canada.

On the off chance that you have a Klein Tools voltage analyzer check the SKUs underneath (which incorporates bigger units that contain the reviewed item) to check whether yours has been affected:

  • NCVT1 – 69149
  • NCVT1A – MPZ00052R
  • NCVT1E – MPZ00001
  • NCVT1SEN – 80018
  • NCVT1EP – 80023

Clients can get a substitution from Klein Tools by calling 800-527-3099 between 8 a.m. furthermore, 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or they can email the organization at ncvt1support@kleintools.com. Clients can likewise discover the review accommodation structure at the Klein Tools site.

“No injuries have been reported from the use of these testers, but Klein Tools is recalling them out of an abundance of caution,” the company said in a statment posted online.

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