Canadian Tire Corporation recalls Home Collections Round PTC Heater

Starting date:
February 11, 2019
Posting date:
February 11, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68998

Affected products

Home Collections Round PTC Heater

Product description

This recall involves the Home Collections Round PTC Heater.  The heater is white in colour with a black screen at the front and a black and white knob.

The recalled products can be identified by UPC 814645020039 and model number 043-5105-0.

The model number can be found on the label at the bottom of heater. The model number and UPC can also be found on the product's packaging.

Hazard identified

If the unit tips over, the tip over switch may not function causing the unit to stay on.  This could result in the unit over-heating, posing a burn and fire hazard.

As of February 1, 2019 the company received 1 reported incident of the product catching fire and damaging property in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 15,000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June 2016 to April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Canadian Tire Corporation
Manufacturer
Ningbo Konwin Electrical
Ningbo
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or to obtain a replacement unit.

For more information, consumers may contact Canadian Tire by telephone at 1-800-387-8803 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.

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.