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Canadian Tire Corporation recalls Garrison Security Safe, Digital Lock

Starting date:
May 7, 2015
Posting date:
May 7, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Improper Safety Mechanisms
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-53297

Affected products

Garrison Security Safe, Digital Lock

Product description

This voluntary recall involves the Garrison Small and Large Security Safe.  The black Garrison safes have a digital keypad in the front. The Garrison brand name can be found in the top left corner of the panel, above the knob.

The following Model numbers are included in this recall:
Product UPC Product Name
046-0035
6926373306997
6926373306980
Garrison Small Security Safe, Digital Lock
046-0036 6926373307000 Garrison Large Security Safe, Digital Lock

 

Hazard identified

The affected Garrison safes are being recalled as a precautionary measure since the safe can be opened without using the digital code and key. The contents of the safe can be easily accessible to children, and provides a false sense of security.

Canadian Tire has received one report regarding the above issue.

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

Number sold

Approximately 5,983 units of the affected safes were sold at Canadian Tire stores across Canada in the last twelve months.

Time period sold

The recalled Garrison safes were sold between January 2005 to April 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Ningbo Yongfa International Holdings
Ningbo
CHINA
Importer
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected Garrison safes and return them to their local Canadian Tire store for a refund.

For more information, consumer can call Canadian Tire toll-free at 1-800-387-8803 (English) or 1-800-565-3356 (French) or by email.

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.