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Important APC Surge Protection Device Safety Recall

Posted by David S. Mulvey on Fri, Oct 11, 2013

APC 8 Series Recalled Surge Protection DeviceAPC the surge protection and UPS battery manufacturer just issued a large recall on over 15 million surge protection devices.  APC projects that 1,500 of the recalled surge protection devices can overheat under abnormal electrical conditions, posing a possible fire risk to persons and property.  The affected models are APC 7 Series and APC 8 Series surge protection devices manufactured before 2003.  APC is recommending that affected products should be taken out of service immediately and the owner should be advised to follow the instructions easily found at this LINK

ANP believes we should be proactive in our delivery of IT Support, so we have decided to publish this blog in the hopes of helping our friends and clients remain safe.  Please post a comment to this Blog if you recalled your power surge device because of this notification!

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Topics: Business Continuity, APC Surge Protection Device, Recall, ups, power supply, Battery life, backups

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