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Description: Metal Utility Clamp Lamps Recalled by Mid-State NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 1982 Release # 82-011 Metal Utility Clamp Lamps Recalled Because Of Shock Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A voluntary recall of approximately 8,000 metal socket utility clamp lamps was announced today by the Mid-State Manufacturing Corp. of Minneapolis, Minnesota , in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall is being conducted because of a potential shock or electrocution hazard from an electrical short to the metal reflector, lamp base, and handle. One consumer has received a serious electric shock using the product. The recall covers Mid-State models P60, R208, R68, R205, R65, LX6 and LG9, sold nationwide since March 1981 in retail and hardware stores including Coast- to-Coast, Gamble Skogmo, and some Hardware Hank stores. Only models with metal sockets are being recalled. The Mid-State identification appears on a cardboard tag on the product cord. Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return to the place of purchase or directly to the manufacturer for a free replacement. Mid-State Mfg. Corp., 1111 Aldrich Ave., North, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55441. Anyone wishing to verify model numbers or retail locations where the lamps were sold may contact CPSC's toll-free Hotline at 800-638-2772. [Learn More]

Recall Information

Recall Date04/02/1982
Recall ID4218
Recall Number82011
Product TypeLamps
HazardElectrocution/Electric Shock
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