TJX Canada recalls Fahrenheit 1600W Hair Dryer

Starting date:
June 19, 2014
Posting date:
June 19, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Suspected quality concern
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40147

Affected products

Fahrenheit 1600W Hair Dryer

Product description

This recall involves the Fahrenheit 1600W hair dryer. The recalled hair dryer comes in a variety of colours and are identified by the following model numbers:

Fahrenheit 1600W hair dryers subject to the recall:
Model Number Colour
FHT-FDWR2 White
FHT-FDRR2 Red
FHT-SEZ Zebra
FHT-SEGF Giraffe

 

Hazard identified

The hair dryer has shown some quality concerns during normal use, posing a burn or fire hazard.

TJX Canada has received two incident reports of the hair dryer malfunctioning.  One report claimed that the hair dryer started smoking and the other report involved the dryer discharging debris.  No injuries resulted from these incidents.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer injuries related to the use of these products in Canada. 

Number sold

Approximately 4,821 units of the recalled product have been sold at Winners and Marshalls locations across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold from July 2013 to January 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Winners Merchants International L.P.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Tel: 1-800-646-9466

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What you should do

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the affected hair dryer and return it to the closest Winners or Marshalls Canada location for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Winners at 1-800-646-9466 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the Winners' website.

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.