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July 1, 2013

Leviton has taken a step toward reducing the risk of electrical fires with the release of its new Smartlock Pro Outlet Branch Circuit (OBC) Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) Receptacle.

The receptacle helps prevent a range of dangerous arc faults by detecting them early on and de-energizing the circuit downstream of the device, which helps prevent resultant ignition.