Kaz Canada, Inc. Recalls Stinger BK Series Insect Zappers

Starting date:
October 5, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67912

Product description

This recall involves Stinger 3-in-1 Insect Zappers (Canadian models BK310CV1 and BK311CV2). The electric insect zappers are black or grey in colour and stand vertically. The units are about 19 inches in height and 6 inches in width and require an extension cord to operate outside. The recalled models have codes ending in YTG and Made in China printed on the silver label on the bottom of the product.

Model Number UPC Code
BK310CV1 (Code CLG310YTG) 0 42578 10310 3
BK311CV2 (Code CLG311YTG) 0 42578 00311 3

Date code stamp on plug shall be either: 28617, 29317, 34917 for BK310CV1, or 01918 for BK311CV2.

The recalled Stinger Insect Zapper (BK310CV1)

The recalled Stinger Insect Zapper (BK310CV1)

The recalled Stinger Insect Zapper (BK311CV2)

The recalled Stinger Insect Zapper (BK311CV2)

Hazard identified

The insect kill grid can detach inside the housing, posing a shock hazard to consumers. The shock could be minor to serious depending on the area touched and external circumstances.

As of October 4, 2018, neither Kaz Canada, Inc. nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these affected products.

Number sold

Approximately 15,840 units of the affected products were sold at various retailers in Canada including Canadian Tire, Lowes, Rona, and Home Hardware.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2018 to August 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor

Kaz Canada, Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario L5N 6A4
CANADA

Manufacturer

Foshan Shi Shunde District Yongtong Electronics Co., Ltd.
CHINA

Affected products

Stinger BK Series Insect Zappers by Kaz Canada, Inc.

Companies

Distributor
Kaz Canada, Inc.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Stinger Bug Zappers, unplug them, and contact Kaz Canada, Inc. to return the product for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Kaz Canada, Inc. at 1-888-480-2880 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday for more information or online here at any time.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any incidents related to the use of this product directly to Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) via our Public Engagement Portal Voluntary Incident Reporting Form.

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