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Canadian Tire Corporation recalls Mastercraft Multimeter Kit

Starting date:
December 11, 2013
Posting date:
December 11, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Suspected quality concern
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37127

Affected products

Mastercraft Multimeter Kit

Product description

This voluntary recall involves the Mastercraft Multimeter Kit identified by product number 52-0727.  The affected multimeter kit includes a digital multimeter, non-contact voltage detector, socket tester, and test leads.

Hazard identified

This product is being voluntarily recalled as a precautionary measure due to concerns that the unit may not accurately detect voltage levels, posing a potential safety concern.

Neither Health Canada nor Canadian Tire has received any reports of injury related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 8,835 units of the recalled multimeter kits were sold at Canadian Tire stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled multimeter kits were sold from June 2013 to November 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected multimeter immediately and return it to their local Canadian Tire store for a refund.

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.