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Century Pro Grip™ Welding Extension Cord

Starting date:
August 24, 2011
Posting date:
August 24, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Miscellaneous, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002641

Affected products

Century Pro Grip™ Welding Extension Cord

Product description

This recall involves the black Century Pro Grip™ welding extension cord (50A - 250 V) measuring 7.62 metres (25 feet). The extension cord features lighted power check ends with pull out handles and can be identified by part number D13308025S and style number 8/3 STW.

Hazard identified

The affected products have not been tested to determine whether they are compliant with the Canadian Standards for product safety and may pose a safety hazard.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these extension cords.

Number sold

Approximately 850 units of the affected extension cords were sold at TSC Stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The affected extension cords were sold from May 2010 through August 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Century Wire & Cable
Commerce
California
UNITED STATES
Retailer
TSC Stores
1950 Oxford Street
London
N5V 2S8
Ontario
CANADA
Tel: 1-519-453-5270

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled extension cords and take the product to the nearest TSC store, with receipt if available, for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Van Novakovic by telephone at 1-519-453-5270 Ext 5970, by mail at TSC Stores, 1950 Oxford Street, London, Ontario N5V 2S8, Canada, or by visiting the firm's website.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.