Expanded Recall: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor recalled due to regulator knob failure
- Starting date:
- July 10, 2019
- Posting date:
- July 10, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor
- Issue: The regulator knob may break off under pressure and may lead to a component failure and cause injury to consumers.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the compressors and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Expansion of November 23, 2018 recall
Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor
This recall expansion involves the Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor 1.5-Hp. The recalled products can be identified by the following model and UPC numbers:
The recall includes all compressors with date codes ending in 2014. The date code is located on the unit name plate on the tank.
The regulator knob may break off under pressure and may lead to a component failure and cause injury to consumers.
As of June 26, 2019, the company has received 13 reports of incidents in Canada with 1 injury.
Approximately 14,000 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from January 2014 to June 2015.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Canadian Tire Corporation Limited
Suzhou Alton Electrical F.O.B
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 the Canadian Tire Call Centre by telephone at 1-800-387-8803. The call center is open Monday to 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.
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