President Choice "Shine Bright" and "Sweater Weather" To-Go Tumblers recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
May 23, 2019
Posting date:
May 23, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69981

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: President Choice (PC) "Shine Bright" and "Sweater Weather" To-Go Tumblers.
  • Issue: The electroplating on the mugs may cause sparks and fire if placed in the microwave, posing a fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Loblaw banner store for a full refund.

Affected products

President Choice (PC) "Shine Bright" and "Sweater Weather" To-Go Tumblers

Product description

This recall involves the President Choice (PC) branded "Shine Bright" and "Sweater Weather" To-Go Tumblers.

The "Shine Bright" To-Go Tumbler is white with a crystal design, gold lettering and a pink lid. The "Sweater Weather" To-Go Tumbler is red and black plaid with gold lettering and a black lid.

Both tumblers can be identified with the model number PC 18144037 and UPC 058703567245.

Hazard identified

The electroplating on the mugs may cause sparks and fire if placed in the microwave, posing a fire hazard.

As of May 22, 2019, the company has received 1 report of a microwave fire in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 27,000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 2018 to April 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Loblaws Companies Limited
Brampton
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Easton Industrial Limited
Luohu District,Guangdong Province
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Loblaw banner store for a full refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact Loblaws Companies Ltd. customer service at 1-800-296-2332 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, or visit the website.

Loblaw banner stores:
Region Store
Ontario Real Canadian Superstore®, Fortinos®, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, and Zehrs®
Atlantic Atlantic Superstore® and Dominion®
Quebec Joe Fresh®, Maxi® & Cie and Provigo®
West Real Canadian Superstore®, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Extra Foods® and Real Canadian Wholesale Club™

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.