Home Hardware Butane Range Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Home Hardware Butane Range Recall [Canada]Home Hardware Stores Limited recalls an estimated 90,000 Home Butane 9000 and 9001 Portable Gas Ranges due to risk of incorrect component installation and consequential risks of increased internal pressure, explosion and fire hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/HdTj30ej5Tt

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64146r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Home brand Butane 9000 and 9001 Portable Gas Ranges. Model 9000 was sold with a UPC of 400063471432 while Model 9001 was sold with a UPC of 400063471395.

  • Each of the Portable Gas Ranges has a single burner and control knob, is black in color and has the brand name, “Home” and model, “BUTANE 9000” or “BUTANE 9001” printed on the front face plate of the unit. The UPC can be found on the hard case the product is stored in or on the product packaging.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Portable Gas Ranges is pictured on the Web site above.

According to Health Canada, the cooking grate on the recalled the Portable Gas Ranges can be installed incorrectly. This can result in increased pressure in the unit while in use and pose both explosion and fire hazards.

As of July 26, 2017, the company has received one (1) report of Home Butane 9000 Portable Gas Range catching fire resulting in one (1) burn injury and four (4) reports of Home Butane 9001 Portable Gas Ranges catching fire resulting in two (2) burn injuries.

It is estimated that 40,000 units of Home Butane model 9000 Portable Gas Ranges were sold sold in Canada from January 1997 to January 2008. It is further estimated that 50,000 units of Home Butane model 9001 Portable Gas Ranges were sold in the country from March 2007 to December 2014.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Portable Gas Ranges, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Home Hardware Stores at 1-519-664-2252, extension 6609 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.homehardware.ca/en/index.htm or by e-mail at contactus@homehardware.ca.

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

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-64146
Recalls Direct RIN: 9056-2017
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