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Various Ventura Brand Tents

Starting date:
September 5, 2013
Posting date:
September 5, 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-35405

Affected products

Various Ventura Brand Tents

Product description

This recall involves the following Ventura Brand Tents:
Product Description UPC Model Number
Scout Junior Dome Tent 6' x 5' 727001095858 WMC-2300 N O
Scout Junior Dome Tent 6' x 5' 400303014474 WMC-2300 N
Scout Junior Dome Tent 6' x 5' 727002100018 UNP-2300G
Scout Junior Dome Tent 6' x 5' 727002100025 UNP-2300O
Scout Junior Dome Tent 6' x 5' 400306019865 UNP-2300G&O
Cabin Tent 727002100247 UNP-108076
Dome Tent 727002100230 UNP-8014
Hiker Dome Tent 7.5' x 5' 727002100056 UNP-7505
Sport Dome Tent 9' x 8' 727002100087 UNP-9850RA
Family Dome Tent 10' x 8' 727002100094 UNP-1080
Two Room Family Dome Tent 13' x 10' 727002100100 UNP-131072B
Two Room Family Dome Tent 16' x 9' 727002100117 UNP-160972
Cabin Dome Tent 7' x 6' 727002100063 UNP-7642B
Cabin Dome Tent 7' x 6' 727002100070 UNP-7642R
Cabin Dome Tent 7' x 6' 400305932646 UNP-7642B&R

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has identified that the flooring material(s) used in the recalled tents may not meet the requirements for tent flammability under Canadian law. The tents could catch fire if exposed to a flame or other ignition source, and pose possible burn hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor Wal-Mart Canada Corporation has received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these tents.

Number sold

Approximately 82,000 of the recalled tents were sold at Wal-Mart retail stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled tents were sold from February 2013 to August 2013.

Place of origin

Tents manufactured in both China and Cambodia are subject to this recall.

Companies

Manufacturer
Xiamen Unipros Camping Products Co. Ltd.
Fujian
CHINA
Distributor
Wal-Mart Canada Corporation
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tents.  The products can be returned to a Wal-Mart Canada retail store for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Wal-Mart Canada Corporation at 1-888-778-8525.

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.