Expanded recall: Certain Stelpro, Garrison, Maison, NOMA, RONA and UPM branded line voltage thermostats
- Starting date:
- May 2, 2017
- Posting date:
- May 2, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Expansion of February 9, 2017 recall
Certain Stelpro, Garrison, Maison, NOMA, RONA and UPM branded line voltage thermostats
This recall expansion involves the addition of another possible brand of thermostat that was not included in the previous recall.
The following model numbers are included in this recall. These models were known to be sold under the brand names Stelpro, Garrison, Maison, NOMA, RONA and UPM. All serial numbers are affected.
Note that some thermostat model numbers may have a letter after them, for example HTM221A. This letter indicates a minor, non-electrical variation in the product such as the shape of the LCD window or buttons or the colour of the unit. The presence of these letters does not affect which model numbers are included in the recall. The recalled units were certified to Canadian Standards by CSA International under certification number CSA 185066.
Please be advised that certain THM211 and THM311 models were recalled in 2002 by CSA International and the Electrical Safety Authority of Ontario.
The units may overheat, emit smoke and damage the wall, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The importer is no longer in business. Between June 20, 2011 and April 25, 2017, Health Canada had received 56 reports of incidents from consumers and retailers regarding the use of these thermostats including overheating, melting, smoke and damage to the wall. No injuries have been reported.
The number sold to consumers is unknown; however the thermostats were known to be sold by contractors and at Canadian Tire, RONA and various other hardware and building stores.
Time period sold
The time period sold is unknown.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Mandolyn Electronic Technology
ESIC Technology Inc.
UPM Marketing Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled thermostats and contact the place of purchase as the importer is no longer in business. Otherwise, consumers should remove and throw the thermostats away according to their local municipal disposal requirements.
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.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.