FIRMAN Portable Generator recalled due to potential gas leak
- Starting date:
- May 2, 2019
- Posting date:
- May 2, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Flammability Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: FIRMAN Portable Generator, Model P03615
- Issue: The portable generator may have a gas leak, posing a potential toxic or flammability hazard.
- What to do: Immediately stop using the product and return it to a Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. location for a full refund or take the recalled generator to a FIRMAN service center for a free inspection and repair.
FIRMAN Portable Generator- Model P03615
This recall involves the FIRMAN black and yellow generator with model number P03615. The model number is shown on the white nameplate on the top right side of the generator as you face the "FIRMAN" label on the front.
A small hole in the vapor vent line of the generator could potentially leak, vent or drip gas from the carbon canister, posing a toxic or flammability hazard.
As of April 24, 2019, the company has received no reports of leaks in Canada, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 93 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from December 2018 to March 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Costco Wholesale Canada Limited
FIRMAN Power Equipment
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to a Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. location for a full refund or take the recalled generator to a FIRMAN service center for a free inspection and repair. Consumers can return online Costco Canada purchases to a Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. location or by completing an online return form .
For more information, consumers can contact Firman Power Equipment by telephone toll-free at 1-844-459-8457 or visit the company'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.
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.
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