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Hillary Three-Person Tent by Sears Canada

Starting date:
July 13, 2010
Posting date:
July 13, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002358

Affected products

Hillary Three-Person Tent by Sears Canada

Product description

This recall involves a three-person camping tent sold under the brand name "Hillary" by Sears Canada Inc. The dome-style tent has dark blue, light blue and grey walls, grey netting and grey flooring.

The Sears item number is 75025 and can be found on the following: sewn-in label on the inside of the tent just above the floor base; the front of the tent bag; the instruction manual as well as the customers' sales receipt.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program revealed that the materials used in this tent do 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.

Health Canada has not received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this tent.

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

Number sold

Approximately 835 units of the recalled tents were sold through Sears Canada retail stores, online at www.sears.ca, and through the Sears Canada catalogue across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled tents were sold from March 2009 to June 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Bangladesh.

Companies

Importer
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto
CANADA
Tel: 1-866-691-9948

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What you should do

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled tent and return it to the nearest Sears department store for a full refund if accompanied by a receipt of sale or Sears Card statement, or for the lowest selling price without a receipt.

For more information, consumers may visit Sears Canada Recall Page.