Electric Outlet Adaptor Plug Recalled
11, 2004 - NEWSdial.com)
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following
recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers
should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise
of product: Universal Electric Outlet Adaptor Plug
Units: About 187,000
Manufacturer: E & B
Giftware LLC, of Yonkers, N.Y.
Hazard: Multiple metal plugs can be extended from the product
at one time. Consumers touching an exposed plug while the adaptor
is inserted into an electric outlet can receive an electric shock.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: These universal electric outlet adaptor plugs were sold as either
or Universal Adaptor Plug under four
brand names: Samsonite , Royal Traveller, American Tourister and
El Portal. “MODEL: 1804” is written on the bottom of
the adaptor plug. They contain three adaptor plugs which are used
by travelers worldwide to connect electrical plugs into electrical
sockets. The adaptors include a hard plastic case which houses
the three different plugs. A knob on the top of the product can
be turned to extend the plugs for use.
at: Travel stores, airport gift shops, gift stores, luggage
stores and discount department stores nationwide from January 2001
through March 2004 for about $13.
using the adaptor plugs immediately and call E & B
Giftware LLC for a replacement item of comparable value or a refund.
Contact: Consumer Contact: Call E & B Giftware LLC
toll-free at (800) 624-5671 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday
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