Attention Property Managers: Schneider Electric, a manufacturer of electrical equipment, has issued a product safety bulletin for a voluntary recall of some of their Electrical Panels.
- The panels in question a specific panel type manufactured at a specific plant between February 1, 2020 and January 12, 2022.
- Data Codes between 200561 and 220233 (info can be found inside the electrical panel doors). Schneider Electric notes that not all panels in this line are affected.
- Circuit breaker boxes with covers manufactured between December 2019 and March 2022 are also included in this recall.
What are Electrical Panels? Electrical Panels are a means to distribute power to equipment, lighting, and receptacles. Panels consist of an assembly of circuit breakers tied onto common buses in a single enclosure.
What is the potential risk? The affected panels can potentially cause overheating due to a loose connection. This may cause a potential thermal burn and become a fire hazard with potential for property damage and personal injury.
Will you be affected? If your building or community installed electrical panels equipment after February 2020, you may have this specific product installed.
What is the next step if this is installed in your building? If there was an electrical upgrade/renovation in your building since 2020, you may want to have your electrical panels inspected. Let Falcon help identify whether or not your building has these types of panels installed.
Falcon can provide field inspections to identify all devices that may fall under this alert and advise on mitigation strategies for the affected devices.
The Falcon Group can identify whether or not your building has these types of panels installed. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an inspection.