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
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70391

Last updated:

Summary

  • 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

Affected products

Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor

Product description

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:

Recalled Products
Model Number UPC
058-9315 871613006891
199-5703 871613006389

The recall includes all compressors with date codes ending in 2014. The date code is located on the unit name plate on the tank.

Hazard identified

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.

Number sold

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

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 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.