X-Lite Corporation recalls Du MAURIER Cigarette Case with Built-in Lighter

Starting date:
October 4, 2017
Posting date:
October 4, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64660

Affected products

Du MAURIER cigarette case with built-in lighter

Product description

This recall involves the Du MAURIER-branded cigarette case with a built-in refillable jet flame lighter, sold with the Du MAURIER Limited Edition Box Set.  The metal case is multi-coloured and contains warnings and instructions for use.

Hazard identified

The lighter built into the cigarette case can be misused, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

As of September 29, 2017, the company has received 11 reports of burns in Canada, 1 of which required medical attention.

Number sold

Approximately 54,292 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 29, 2017 to September 1, 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Imperial Tobacco Company Limited
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Importer
X-Lite Corporation
Markham
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Kwong Chak Fat Manufactory Ltd.
Fo Tan
Hong Kong
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product.

Before October 14, 2017, consumers may return the product to the original retail purchase location.  Starting October 14, 2017, consumers may call Imperial Tobacco Consumer Relations at 1-800-932-9326 to obtain information on how to return the recalled product free of charge.

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.