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Jessar Industries Inc. U-Ground Adaptor

Starting date:
March 26, 2013
Posting date:
March 26, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-26401

Affected products

Jessar Industries Inc. U-Ground Adaptor

Product description

This recall involves 3-70610 U-ground adaptors imported by Jessar Industries Inc.  The adaptors are black in colour and have item number 8370610 on the package, and bear the model number LCU-01A.

Hazard identified

It has been determined that the identified product has not been evaluated by Underwriters’ Laboratories (UL) to ensure it meets the required electrical safety standards for Canada. As a result this product is not authorized to bear the cUL Mark.

Neither Health Canada nor Jessar Industries Inc. has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this adaptor.

Number sold

Approximately 1,220 units of the affected adaptors were sold at retailers across Canada, including: Dollar Max, Dollar Plus, Dollar du Nord, Ferronerie Mandeville, Escompte Lecompte, W. Beyant Shears, Jacques Laferté, Potvin & Bouchard, Highway Discount, La Roue du Temps, Ekono Magik, Plaza du dollar, Dollar General, Marche Taty, Dollar King, Dollar Dunant, Le blis du dollar, Dollar plus St-Elie, Dollar Extra, L'Explosion du dollar, Village des Magi-Prix, Dollar de la citiere, Super Mini-Prix, Varietes du Dollar, and Fantaisie du dollar.

Time period sold

The affected adaptors were sold from January 2010 to March 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Manufacturer
Ningbo Well Electric Co.
CHINA
Importer
Jessar Industries Inc.
Laval
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Jessar Industries Inc. by telephone at 1-877-686-9797 or by mail at: 89 Curé Labelle, Laval, QC, H7V 2R7.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.