Q: I have one of the recalled SurgeMaster surge protectors. Should I stop using it?

A: Belkin urges you to stop using your SurgeMaster and order a replacement surge protector immediately.

Q: Will Belkin contact me if I have one of the recalled SurgeMaster surge protectors?

A: Belkin will send an email to customers that purchased directly through Belkin online and will notify all resellers. We encourage all customers to check their model number and manufacture date even if they do not hear directly from Belkin.

Q: How do I get a replacement surge protector?

A: To order your replacement surge protector, visit http://www.belkin.com/support/surgemaster/exchange

Q: How long will it take to receive a replacement surge protector from Belkin?

A: It will take approximately 7 to 9 business days for your replacement s to arrive, after Belkin receives your recalled SurgeMaster surge protector. Shipping time may vary due to availability of your replacement surge protector.

Q: Can I go to a Retail store that sells Belkin surge protectors to exchange my recalled SurgeMaster?

A: The SurgeMaster exchange program is being conducted through the SurgeMaster exchange website at http://www.belkin.com/support/surgemaster/exchange. If you do not have access to the website, please email Belkin at emailforrust@belkin.com for further assistance.

Q: Do I have to return my recalled SurgeMaster before I can receive a replacement surge protector?

A: Yes, Belkin will provide a pre-paid shipping label and instructions to return your recalled SurgeMaster to Belkin. Once we receive the recalled SurgeMaster a replacement will be sent out.

Q: I've never had any problems with my SurgeMaster. Should I have it replaced?

A: Yes. In the interest of safety, all recalled surge protectors should be replaced. Please check your SurgeMaster to see if it qualifies for the surge protector exchange program.

Q: I represent a group with several of the recalled SurgeMaster surge protectors. Is it necessary for each user to contact Belkin separately?

A: Belkin suggests that you call your Belkin account manager to facilitate the surge protector replacements for a large group. Of course, individuals can use the Belkin website to obtain the replacement batteries.