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Bostitch electric pencil sharpeners

Description: This recall involves Bostitch® brand electric pencil sharpeners Quietsharp Glow™ Classroom and Super Pro™ Commercial electric pencil sharpeners. The sharpeners have a silver body, six pencil sharpener openings on the black front dial and a removable pencil shaving tray on the front. "Bostitch" is embossed on the side. The Quietsharp Glow Classroom sharpener has model number EPS11HC and date codes between 4714 and 3215. The Super Pro Glow Commercial has model number EPS14HC and date codes between 1612 and 2715. The model number is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the sharpeners. The date code range is a two digit production week and a two digit production year (WWYY). The date code is visible inside the unit when the pencil shavings tray is removed. Quietsharp Glow and Super Pro are printed on the pencil sharpeners' packaging. [Learn More]

About 44,000 units were affected by this recall.

Bostitch electric pencil sharpeners
Bostitch Electric Pencil Sharpeners Recalled by Amax Due to Shock Hazard

Recalled Bostitch Model EPS11HC Quietsharp Glow Classroom electric pencil sharpener. Recalled Bostitch Model EPS14HC Super Pro Glow Commercial electric pencil sharpener

Bostitch electric pencil sharpeners Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/19/2015
Recall ID6579
Recall Number16041
Product TypeBusiness and Office Machines
HazardThe electric components inside can energize the pencil sharpener, posing a shock hazard.
InjuriesAmax has received one report of a consumer who received a shock from the recalled electric pencil sharpener.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric pencil sharpeners, unplug them from the outlet and contact Amax for a free replacement unit.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactAmax toll-free at 844-483-5895 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on “Support Center,” then “Recall” for more information.
Last Updated11/19/2015
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