The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Intermatic Inc. of Spring Grove IL. have announced a voluntary recall of 8,500 Intermatic DT-27 digital self-adjusting timers
. The timers may have been wired incorrectly, which could lead to a consumer receiving an electric shock. No injuries have been reported.
The lamp and appliance timers were manufactured in China and sold by retailers throughout the nation, including Home Depot and Lowe's. The timers were sold from February 2007 through December 2007 and cost $15 to $25. Check out the CPSC press release
to see the pictures of the recalled digital
timers to see if you may have the recalled timer.
Stop using the timers immediately and unplug before checking the date code and model number. For more information you may contact Intermatic anytime at (800) 704-3595, or visit their website at www.intermatic.com to request a prepaid shipping label and receive a free replacement.