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Intertek warns of counterfeit Go With Gio Halogen Heaters
- Starting date:
- January 16, 2014
- Posting date:
- January 16, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Unauthorized products
- General Public
- Identification number:
Counterfeit Go With Gio Halogen Heaters
This recall involves portable Go With Gio halogen heaters that bear a counterfeit Intertek (ETL) certification mark. The label identifies the heater by model HG-160C and serial number 0392.
The Go With Gio halogen heater bears a counterfeit cETLus certification mark and has not been evaluated by Intertek. It is unknown if this product is in compliance with the applicable safety standard.
Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these halogen heaters.
The number of units sold is unknown, but they were sold at various retail and secondary market outlets.
Time period sold
The time period sold is unknown.
Place of origin
What you should do
Consumers should stop using the affected halogen heaters immediately.
Consumers may also view the public notice on Intertek's website.
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.
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