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UBERHAUS hibachi barbecues

Starting date:
July 9, 2013
Posting date:
July 9, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-34495

Affected products

UBERHAUS hibachi barbecues

Product description

RONA inc. is issuing a voluntary recall on UBERHAUS hibachi barbecues identified by item number 499#4-10/ALUM and CUP 4-0083605003-1.

Hazard identified

The design of the barbecue may cause the handles to become very hot or catch fire and fall off during use, which can pose an injury hazard to the users.

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

Number sold

Approximately 2,060 of these recalled hibachis were sold and merchandised at Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec and RONA stores throughout Canada, including RONA stores that were formerly under the TOTEM banner in Alberta.

Time period sold

The recalled hibachis were sold from February to June 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Rona Inc.
Boucherville
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Customers who have these hibachis in their possession should stop using them immediately and return them to a RONA or Réno-Dépôt store, or call the customer service centre at 1-866-283-2239 toll-free for further information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.