The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 7:05 am

Southwire recalls electrical outlet boxes

Southwire Co. LLC is recalling about 3,000 Garvin pop-up electrical outlet floor box kits because they pose a fire hazard.

Southwire has received three reports of the floor boxes overheating. No injuries have been reported.

The kits have a finish of either stainless steel or brushed brass that each include two electrical receptacles and two USB ports. The pop-up electrical outlet boxes are designed to be installed into floors with a metal lid that opens and closes to reveal the electrical receptacles and USB ports.

Consumers should immediately unplug any electrical devices from the recalled electrical outlet boxes, discontinue use.

Customers should contact Southwire for a full refund 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Monday through Friday at 888-803-0492 or online at or and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

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