Gotham Steel Electric Smoke-less Grill & Griddle recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
February 17, 2021
Posting date:
February 17, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Appliances
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75007

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Gotham Steel Electric Smoke-less Grill & Griddle
  • Issue: The elements can melt, causing a potential fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the Grill and contact the company for a refund.

Affected products

Gotham Steel Electric Smoke-less Grill & Griddle

Product description

This recall involves the Gotham Steel Electric Smoke-less Grill & Griddle identified by model number 1811. The model number can be found on the sticker situated on the underside of the appliance. The grill has a black plastic frame and a ceramic-coated grill.

The following products are included in this recall:
Product Description Model UPC
Gotham Steel Electric Smoke-less Grill & Griddle 1811 80313018114

 

Hazard identified

Due to exposed wiring and overheating, the elements can melt causing a potential fire hazard.

As of February 10, 2021, the company has received 3 reports of incidents with 1 resulting in minor property damage in Canada with no reports of injuries.

Number sold

The company reported that 5,800 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 2018 to January 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Giant Tiger Stores Limited
Ottawa
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
E Mishan and Sons
New York
New York
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected product and return the product to a Giant Tiger store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Giant Tiger by telephone toll-free at 1-833-848-4437, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST, by email.

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.