Chateau brand Handheld Gas Lighter Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Chateau brand Handheld Gas Lighter Recall [Canada]Château Manis Électroniques Inc., a Dorval, Quebec establishment, recalls an estimated 4,192 Chateau brand Handheld Gas Lighters due to failure to meet the Lighters Regulations in Canada and consequential risk of fire, burn and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/iHr930klqgM

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/66942r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves Utility Gas Lighters with the name CM Homeware on the packaging and the brand Chateau engraved on the barrel.

  • These Lighters are refillable and the flame is adjustable. The recall concerns model BQ-3 with barcode number 774471038571 written on the Lighter’s label. The Lighter is 265 mm (approximately 11 inches) long with a pink, blue, yellow or green plastic handle, and a black metal barrel.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, its sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled Lighters do not meet the Lighters Regulations in Canada and may pose a fire or burn hazard. Specifically the lighters:

  • may exceed the allowable flame height during ignition;
  • may exhibit an abnormal, sudden increase in flame height; and
  • may continue to burn after the trigger mechanism has been released.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Gas Lighters, please do not use them or handle them. Instead, immediately dispose of the recalled product in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements taking care to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (“PPE”) such as a mask and gloves.

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

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect your personal safety, the local drinking water supply and the ecosystem. Please contact your local authority for details.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Château Manis Électroniques Inc. at 1-514-697-7706 during normal business hours.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Handheld Gas Lighter, please search for “lighter” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Fire, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Château Manis Électroniques Inc, please search for “Chateau Manis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-66942
Recalls Direct RIN: 10262-2018
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