Book publisher Oxmoor House
recently recalled nearly one million do-it-yourself books due to bad advice regarding electrical wiring in the home. Fortunately, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
(CPSC), no incidents have been reported in relation to the recalled books. Regardless, the following nine titles have been removed from shelves:
-AmeriSpec Home Repair Handbook
-Lowe's Complete Home Improvement and Repair
-Lowe's Complete Home Wiring
-Sunset Basic Home Repairs
-Sunset Complete Home Wiring
-Sunset Complete Patio Book
-Sunset Home Repair Handbook
-Sunset Water Gardens
-Sunset You Can Build - Wiring
According to USA Today
, bookstores and home improvement stores nationwide sold the recalled books from January 1975 through December 2009. Needless to say, if you have any of these books on your own bookshelves, toss 'em.
For more information on this book recall, visit The Consumer Product Safety Commission website
or call 866-696-7602.