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Uberhaus Fan Heaters

Starting date:
April 19, 2013
Posting date:
April 19, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-26799

Affected products

Uberhaus fan heaters

Product description

RONA Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall on UBERHAUS 1000/2000W fan heaters with model number ECH106 and UPC 406812051092.

Hazard identified

The fan heater may be affected by a manufacturing defect and can overheat during use, posing a fire hazard.

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

Number sold

In Canada, approximately 5,180 recalled products were sold in Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec and in RONA stores, including RONA stores that were formerly under the TOTEM banner.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold between January 2012 and March 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Jumbo Tools & Equipment
CHINA
Distributor
Rona Inc.
Boucherville
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fan heaters and return them to a RONA or Réno-Dépôt store. They can also contact customer service toll-free at 1-866-283-2239 for further information.

They can also view the recall notice (in English only) on the website of the Electrical Safety Authority.