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3023 Aegis 3 Three-Person Camping Tent by Yanes Canada

Starting date:
July 21, 2010
Posting date:
July 21, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002369

Affected products

3023 Aegis 3 Three-Person Camping Tent by Yanes Canada

Product description

This recall involves the "3023 Aegis 3" Three-Person Camping Tent by Yanes Canada. The dome-shaped tent has blue and gray walls, black netting and black flooring. The tent measures approximately 225 centimetres (89 inches) by 210 centimetres (83 inches) by 122 centimetres (48 inches).

The recalled tent can be identified by the model number 3023 Aegis 3 and the UPC 061547030233.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has identified that the flooring material used in the recalled tent does not meet the requirements for tent flammability under Canadian law. The tent could easily catch fire if exposed to a flame or other ignition source such as a campfire spark, and cause severe burns to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor Yanes Canada Ltd. has received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these tents.

For more information about tent related hazards, visit Health Canada's Web page on Tents.

Number sold

Approximately 502 of the recalled tents were sold at Truserv Stores and various specialty stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled tents were sold from January 2009 to February 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Yanes Canada Ltd.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-800-663-7770

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected tent and return it to the place of purchase, or directly to Yanes Canada Ltd. for a product replacement.

For more information, consumers may contact Yanes Canada Ltd. at 1-800-663-7770 or visit the recall page on the firm's website.