Home Improvement Books Recalled by Oxmoor House Due to Faulty Wiring Instructions; Shock or Fire Hazard to Consumers
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Home Improvement Books
Units: About 951,000
Publisher: Oxmoor House, Inc., of Birmingham, Ala.
Hazard: The books contain errors in the technical diagrams and wiring instructions that could lead consumers to incorrectly install or repair electrical wiring, posing an electrical shock or fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves nine home improvement books, as listed below:
Title ISBN Publication Date AmeriSpec Home Repair Handbook 978-0-376-00180-1 January 2006 Lowes Complete Home Improvement and Repair 978-0-376-00922-7 978-0-376-01098-8 September 2005 December 1999 Lowes Complete Home Wiring 978-0-376-00928-9 May 2008 Sunset Basic Home Repairs 978-0-376-01581-5 978-0-376-01025-4 February 1995 January 1975 Sunset Complete Home Wiring 978-0-376-01594-5 December 1999 Sunset Complete Patio Book 978-0-376-01411-5 978-0-376-01397-2 978-0-376-01399-6 January 2006 January 1998 April 1990 Sunset Home Repair Handbook 978-0-376-01258-6 978-0-376-01256-2 October 1998 February 1985 Sunset Water Gardens 978-0-376-03849-4 January 2004 Sunset You Can Build – Wiring 978-0-376-01596-9 January 2009 Sold at: Home improvement stores and bookstores nationwide from January 1975 through December 2009 for between $13 and $35.
Printed in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these books and contact Oxmoor House for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Oxmoor House toll-free at (866) 696-7602 anytime, or visit the firms Web site at www.sunsetrecall.com
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