Klein Tools has recalled its digital clamp meters due to the fact that they can fail to give an accurate voltage reading, resulting in the operator falsely believing the electrical power is off, posing shock, electrocution and burn hazards.
This recall involves Klein Tools digital clamp meters with Model numbers CL110, CL210, CL310 and CL110KIT with date codes 0815U-A1, 1015U-A1, 1115U-A1, 1215U-A1, 0116U-A1, 0216U-A1 and 0316U-A1. “Klein Tools” and the model number are printed on the front of the clamp meters. The date code is printed on the back. The meters are black with a backlit LCD display and an orange trigger and clamp mechanism. The meters are rated CAT III 600V and measure voltage up to 600V and alternating current up to 400A. Only the meter in the CL110KIT is included in the recall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled digital clamp meters and contact Klein Tools to receive postage paid labels to return the clamp meters for free replacement units.
For more information contact Klein Tools at 800-527-3099 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.kleintools.com and click on “Safety Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information or email [email protected].
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.