May 16, 2002E-filliate Has Recalled Extension Cords
Cordova, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- E-filliate Inc. has recalled
extension cords. The cords have reversed polarity, which can present
electric shock and electrocution hazards to consumers.
E-filliate has received one report of reverse polarity, though no one has
The recalled Ziotek brand extension cords are black and about one to two
feet long. The letters "MSL" are imprinted on the cord's three- pronged
plug. The single-receptacle cords have the website, www.ziotek.com, printed
on the cord; while the double-receptacle cords have the name "ZIO TEK"
printed on the splitter. These extension cords were manufactured in China.
"Cyberguys" catalogs and the "Cyberguys" website (www.cyberguys.com) sold
the extension cords nationwide from January 2002 through March 2002 for
between $2 and $3.
Consumers should unplug the cords immediately and call E-filliate at (800)
327-6703 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday to receive a
prepaid shipping label to return the cord and to select a free replacement
or a full refund. Consumers who return the recalled product will also
receive a 10 percent discount on a Cyberguys product. Consumers can visit
www.cyberguys.com for information.
Cords that have the letters "MSL" imprinted on the plug, but which also have
a yellow "QC" label wrapped around the cord, are not included in this recall.