CPSC, Basler Electric Co. and Lutron Electronics Announce Recall of Power Supply Units
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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 instructed.
Name of product: DC power supply units
Manufacturer: Basler Electric Co., of Highland, Ill.
Hazard: The power supply, if overloaded, can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Basler has received two reports of the power supply case overheating and melting; though, no injuries have been reported.
Description: These recalled 12-volt DC power supply units were sold as an accessory power supply device for some of Lutron Electronic’s wall stations and control interfaces, including some Grafik Eye 3000 lighting control systems. These systems were professionally installed in indoor commercial and residential settings for lighting and dimmer control applications. The power supplies are black plastic with “Basler Electric” and the model number “BE29736001” imprinted on the plug side. On the opposite side is a blue and white Lutron label with the number “GRX-12VDC.” Lutron’s Grafik Eye 3000 lighting system is not part of the recall.
Sold at: Lutron sold these power supply devices to electrical distributors and contractors for use with lighting systems from January 1999 through March 2004.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should contact Lutron Electronics to receive a free replacement power supply unit.
Consumer Contact: Contact Lutron at (800) 523-9466 anytime, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org