AutoTrends Heated Seat Cushion recalled due to Burn Hazard

Starting date:
July 7, 2021
Posting date:
July 7, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75967

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: AutoTrends Heated Seat Cushion
  • Issue: The seat cushion may overheat during use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any Canadian Tire Store for a full refund.

Affected products

AutoTrends Heated Seat Cushion

Product description

This recall involves the AutoTrends Heated Seat Cushion. This product is used to heat seats in cars.

The affected seat has the following specifications:
Product Model Number UPC
AutoTrends Heated Seat Cushion 032-0134 884406351207

 

Hazard identified

The seat cushion may overheat during use, posing a burn hazard the consumers.

As of June 14th, 2021, the company has received 6 reports of the seat cushion overheating and no injuries have been reported.

Number sold

The company reported that 6400 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January, 2017 to May, 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Canadian Tire Corporation of Canada
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Shanghai Rocks International
Ningbo
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any Canadian Tire Store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Canadian Tire by telephone at 1-800-387-8803 Monday through 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.