Honda Portable Generator recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
April 11, 2019
Posting date:
April 11, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69588

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Honda EU2200i Portable Generator
  • Issue: The product can leak gasoline from the fuel valve, posing a fire and burn hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled generator and contact an authorized Honda dealer for a free repair.

Affected products

Honda EU220i Portable Generator

Product description

This recall involves the Honda EU2200i portable generator.  The recalled generator has a red front cover and black metal frame.  The words "HONDA" in white lettering and model number "EU2200i" in white lettering with a red outline are printed on the front of the generator (black control panel). The serial number is located on the lower corner of one of the side panels of the generator.

The following serial numbers and date code ranges are being recalled for this model number:
Model Serial Number Range Date Code Range
EU2200i EAMT-1102906 to EAMT-1242169 4/2/2018 to 12/2/2018

 

Hazard identified

The manual fuel valve on the portable generator can leak gasoline, posing a fire and burn hazard.

As of February 2, 2019, Honda Canada has received 1 reported incident in Canada, and no reports of injuries or property damage.

Number sold

Approximately 7,776 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from October 2017 to December 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Thailand.

Companies

Distributor
Honda Canada Inc.
Markham
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Thai Toyo Denso Co., Ltd.
Kabinburi
THAILAND

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generator and contact an authorized Honda dealer to schedule a free repair.   Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.

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.

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.