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Outdoor Escapes® gazebo and Outdoor Escapes® party tents

Starting date:
July 13, 2011
Posting date:
July 13, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002610

Affected products

Outdoor Escapes® gazebo and Outdoor Escapes® party tents

Product description

This recall involves Outdoor Escapes® gazebo and party tents sold through the Sears Canada catalogue and online at www.sears.ca.

The affected model numbers are as follows.
Sears Item No.
(found on catalogue receipt)
MFG # Description Sears Regular
Selling Price
75820 75143 10 x 20 party tent, white 349.99
75821 75144 10 x 30 party tent, windows 399.99
75822Table 1 footnote *
75824
75825

75145
75146
10 x 40 party tent ensemble
Tent Poles
Tent cover and sides
499.99
75111 71080 Gazebo & camp chair set 149.99

Table 1 footnotes

Table 1 footnote *

Sears Item number 75822 is an ensemble and includes 75825 & 75824

Return to table 1 footnote * referrer

Hazard identified

Recent testing has revealed that the materials used in these items 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.

Sears Canada and Health Canada have 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: tents.

Number sold

80 of the recalled gazebos and 3251 of the recalled tents were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from March 2010 to July 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Frikon Industries Limited
Distributor
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto
CANADA
Tel: 1-866-691-9948

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to the nearest Sears catalogue sales desk for a full refund if accompanied by a receipt of sale or Sears Card statement, or for the lowest selling price without a receipt.