Proctor Silex Pantone Oven Mitt recalled due to burn and fire hazard

Starting date:
April 20, 2021
Posting date:
April 20, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard, Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75411

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Proctor Silex Pantone Oven Mitt
  • Issue: Oven mitt may melt during use, posing a burn and fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the oven mitt and contact the company for a refund.

Affected products

Proctor Silex Pantone Oven Mitt

Product description

This recall involves the Proctor Silex Pantone Oven Mitt available in four different colours.

Recalled products:
Description UPC
Oven Mitt Pair (grey) 65589742581
Oven Mitt Pair (navy) 65589742598
Oven Mitt Pair (red) 65589742604
Oven Mitt Pair (taupe) 65589744905

Hazard identified

Oven mitt may melt or catch on fire when in contact with high heat, posing a burn and fire hazard.

As of April 8th 2021, the company has received 3 reports of product melting and catching fire in Canada. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Giant Tiger reported that 12,587 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold at Giant Tiger stores from August 2020 to March 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Giant Tiger Stores Limited
Ottawa
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Customers who have previously purchased the recalled product from Giant Tiger, should stop using it and return it to Giant Tiger for a full refund. 

For more information, consumers may contact customer service at Giant Tiger at 1-833-848-4437 or via email at support@gianttiger.freshdesk.com

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.