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Legrand Introduces Recessed Duplex Tamper-Resistant Receptacle

Installs on finished walls in standard electrical boxes


SYRACUSE, NY, July 10, 2013—Legrand, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, today announced the availability of its new Pass & Seymour® Recessed Duplex Tamper-Resistant Receptacle.

Safety is a crucial feature of the new receptacle. It allows furniture to be pushed flush to the wall without placing undue stress on power cords. It is also meets the NEC code on tamper-resistance and is both UL and cULus listed.

The 15A-125V Pass & Seymour® Recessed Duplex Tamper-Resistant Receptacle is recessed into the wall and keeps all appliance plugs below the wall surface. It is also great for flat screen TVs, kitchen counters, bedrooms and more.

“Our new Recessed Duplex Tamper-Resistant Receptacle installs easily in standard electrical boxes on a finished wall,” said Thomas Roy Sr., product line manager, Legrand Electrical Wiring Systems Division. “It provides a simple solution for supplying power to flat screen TVs that have been mounted onto a wall.”

It is available in white and is supplied with an integral decorator-style wall plate.

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About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us