Grill-It-Kit (12" Disposable Mini-Quick Grill) recalled due to suffocation hazard

Starting date:
June 16, 2021
Posting date:
June 16, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75835

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Grill-It-Kit (12" Disposable Mini-Quick Grill).
  • Issue: Product does not meet warning label requirements under the Charcoal Regulations.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using and return to place of purchase for refund.

Affected products

Grill-It-Kit (12" Disposable Mini-Quick Grill)

Product description

The recall involves the Grill-It-Kit (12" Disposable Mini-Quick Grill). The product can be identified by the model 30157 and the UPC 0-47977-30157-0. This charcoal product is used for barbeque cooking.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program project has revealed that the Grill-It-Kit (12" Disposable Mini-Quick Grill) do not meet the warning label requirements under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA). The Charcoal Regulations require the warning label to be on the front of the package.

Charcoal produces carbon monoxide. This can be toxic if it is burned inside or in an area without proper ventilation, posing a suffocation hazard to users. Warning labels help to protect the public by telling them about this hazard.

As of June 7, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 20103 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August 2012 to May 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Home Hardware Stores Ltd.
St. Jacobs
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Panacea Products Corporation
Antioch
Illinois
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to the place of purchase for refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Home Hardware Stores Ltd. By telephone at 519-664-2252 (ext. 6609) between 8:30am and 4:30pm EST, Monday to Friday or via email at contactus@homehardware.ca.

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.