MSR Hubba Tents

Starting date:
July 31, 2013
Posting date:
July 31, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-34775

Affected products

Hubba™ Solo backpacking tent, Hubba Hubba™ 2-person backpacking tent, Mutha Hubba™ 3-person backpacking tent

Product description

The recall involves the following MSR tents:

Tents affected by this recall
Name SKU/Model Number Colour
Hubba™ Solo 05143 Moss Green/Grey
Hubba Hubba™ 05144 Moss Green/Grey
Mutha Hubba™ 05145 Moss Green/Grey

Hazard identified

Health Canada's testing process revealed that the materials used in these tents do not meet the requirements for tent flammability under Canadian law. The tents could easily catch fire if exposed to a continuous flame or other ignition source and cause severe burns to consumers.

Neither Cascade Designs Inc. nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these tents.

Number sold

Approximately 13,903 tents were sold by retailers across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled tents were sold from June 20, 2011 to July 8, 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Manufacturer
Tai Chung Canvas
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Distributor
Cascade Designs Inc.
Seattle
Washington
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the tent immediately.

For more information please call Cascade Designs Inc. at 1-800-531-9531 or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.