Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Extension Cords and Power Strips by Howard Berger Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Howard Berger Co. Inc. has issued a recall of Indoor and Outdoor Extension Cords and Power Strips due to inadequate coating material around the cords and copper conductors that are smaller than required which pose a fire hazard to consumers. This recall involves Brightway heavy duty outdoor extension cords and Brightway indoor household extension cords and power strips. Model numbers involved in the recall are R2600 through R2615 (outdoor extension cords), EE6 through EE20 (indoor extension cords) and MP6DG (power strips). “Brightway” is printed on the cords. Model numbers are printed on the product’s packaging. Consumers should immediately discontinue using the extension cords and power strips and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or by calling Howard Berger at 800.221.6895 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and/or visit the firm’s website at or by emailing the firm at

CONTACT INFORMATION: If you or a family member have been injured or damaged due to the fault or responsibility of someone else, an industrial accident or by a dangerous or defective product, drug or toxic substance, contact Alan Morton for a no obligation, free consultation.

For additional information contact:

Alan L. Morton
1005 North Eighth Street
Post Office Box 420
Boise, ID 83701-0420
Telephone: 208.344.5555
Toll Free: 866.946.1669 [866.WIN.1.NOW]
Facsimile: 208.342.2509

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