Honda Canada Inc. recalls Honda Portable Generator

Starting date:
January 23, 2018
Posting date:
January 23, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard, Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-65752

Affected products

Honda Portable Generator

Product description

This recall involves the Honda Portable Generator, Model EG2800i. The generator has a red front cover and black metal frame.  The words "HONDA" in white lettering and model number "EG2800i" in white lettering with a red outline are printed on the front of the generator (black control panel). The product is intended to be an additional power supply for consumers.

The following products are included in the recall:
Model  Serial Number Range Production Date Range
EG2800i EABA-2000047 to EABA-2020152 July 29, 2016 to September 20, 2017

 

Hazard identified

The generator can leak fuel, posing a potential burn and fire hazard.

As of January 17, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injury in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 960 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected product was sold from October 2017 to November 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in USA.

Companies

Distributor
Honda Canada Inc.
Markham
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
HONDA POWER EQUIPMENT MFG. (HPE)
Haw River
Alabama
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers who have purchased a Honda Portable Generator should contact Honda Canada Inc. to determine if they have the affected product.  Honda Canada Inc. will perform an inspection of the product and replace the part as necessary.

For more information, consumers may contact Honda Canada Inc. by telephone at 1-888-946-6329, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST or online.

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.