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Expanded recall: Rona Inc. recalls UBERHAUS wall-mounted convection heaters
- Starting date:
- November 24, 2014
- Posting date:
- November 24, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Expansion of February 14, 2014 recall
UBERHAUS wall-mounted convection heater model ECH104-2000 with product number 681205103 and UBERHAUS wall-mounted convection heater model ECH104-B-2000 with product number 68125111.
RONA Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall on UBERHAUS 2000 W wall-mounted convection heaters with model number ECH104-2000 or product number 681205103, and UBERHAUS ECH104-B-2000 wall-mounted convection heater with integrated thermostat with product number 68125111.
The product may be affected by a manufacturing defect causing overheating, which could result in injury or property damage.
Two incidents of overheating of the ECH104-2000 heater and three incidents of overheating of the ECH104-B-2000 heater were reported to RONA and Health Canada. No injuries were reported.
Approximately 19,000 recalled ECH104-2000 wall-mounted convection heaters and 2,600 ECH104-B-2000 wall-mounted convection heaters were sold in Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec and in RONA stores in Quebec and Ontario.
Time period sold
The ECH104-2000 wall-mounted convection heaters were sold between February 2011 and January 2014. The ECH104-B-2000 wall-mounted convection heaters were sold between February 2011 and March 2013.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Customers who have this product in their possession should immediately stop using it and return it to a RONA or Réno-Dépôt store. It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions when disconnecting and removing the product. For more information, customers may also contact customer service toll-free at 1-866-283-2239.
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.
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