Author Topic: Noncontact Electrical Tester Recalled by Fluke Due to Shock or Burn Hazard  (Read 1240 times)

Offline AJ

  • Technician
    Administrator
  • Member Since: Jun 2007
  • Posts: 9422
  • Country: us
    • ApplianceJunk.com - Appliance Repair

Noncontact Electrical Tester Recalled by Fluke Due to Shock or Burn Hazard

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.

Name of Product: Fluke VoltAlert® Voltage Detector

Units: About 33,000

Manufacturer: Fluke Corporation, of Everett, Wash.

Hazard: The testers can fail to give an indication of live voltage, resulting in the operator falsely believing the electrical power is off, posing a risk of serious injury or death from electrical shock or thermal burns.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Description: The Fluke voltage testers look like a pen with a yellow, white and gray body.  The testers measure 90 to 1000 volts alternating current (VAC).  “Fluke” and the model number are printed on the front of each unit.  The recall involves Fluke 1AC-A1-I VoltAlert® tester with the following model and item numbers:

Product MarkingDescription
1AC-AIFLUKE-1AC-I VoltAlert Voltage Tester

Sold at: Industrial distributors and electrical wholesalers nationwide from September 2009 through February 2010 for about $25.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately and contact Fluke for a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fluke toll-free at (888) 983-5853 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.fluke.com/1AC-A1recall


Picture of Recalled Electrical Tester


http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10164.html
Hope you find our site helpful.

Offline bakeray

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 102
Passed this onto a few guys in class who have them O0

 

Digital Clamp Meters Recalled by Fluke Due to Shock Hazard

Started by AJ

Replies: 4
Views: 1607
Last post May 16, 2009, 09:32:51 AM
by Icehouse
Intermatic Recalls Digital Timers Due to Shock Hazard

Started by AJ

Replies: 0
Views: 1334
Last post February 05, 2009, 10:39:58 AM
by AJ
Dehumidifiers Recalled by LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Due to Fire and Burn

Started by AJ

Replies: 0
Views: 2133
Last post December 30, 2009, 12:56:52 PM
by AJ
Electrical Theory and Diagnosis of Major Appliances

Started by AJ

Replies: 0
Views: 1732
Last post September 20, 2008, 07:53:44 AM
by AJ
Fluke

Started by Icehouse

Replies: 12
Views: 3141
Last post December 12, 2008, 11:03:15 AM
by Icehouse
Electrical connection question --Over-head electrical works

Started by willijimon

Replies: 1
Views: 1797
Last post March 04, 2009, 12:47:07 PM
by Repair-man