Canadian Tire recalls Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor

Starting date:
November 23, 2018
Posting date:
November 23, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68326

Affected products

Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor

Product description

This recall involves the Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor 1.5-HP. The Mastercraft branded compressor involved in the recall is identified by batch code 9828-1182014, UPC 871613006891, and model number 058-9315. The batch code number on each unit is located on the unit name plate on the tank.

Hazard identified

Regulator knob may break off under pressure and may lead to a component failure and cause injury to consumers.

As of November 19, 2018, the company has received 6 reports of incidents in Canada with 1 injury.

Number sold

Approximately 3,000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

In Canada, the affected products were sold from March 2014 to March 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Canadian Tire Corporation Limited
Toronto
CANADA
Manufacturer
Suzhou Alton Electrical F.O.B
Shanghai
CHINA

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers may contact Canadian Tire Company by telephone at 1-800-387-8803.

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.