Home Hardware Utility Gas Lighter Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Home Hardware Utility Gas Lighter Recall [Canada]Home Hardware Stores Ltd., a St. Jacobs, Ontario establishment, recalls an estimated 375,464 Home Flexible Multi-Purpose Lighters due to suspected failure to comply with the Lighters Regulations in Canada and consequential risk of fire and/or burn damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/Tl6230kGwhe

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67082r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Home Flexible Multi-Purpose Utility Gas Lighters with a 5” flexible wand.

  • These recalled Lighters are refillable and the flame is adjustable. The recall concerns model BBQ-2600CR-ETC, sold with a UPC of 822733191127 as well as item numbers 6311-056 on the package and 63311-056 on the Lighter. The product can also be identified by the brand, “Home” on the package and on the barrel of the Lighter.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Lighters can be found on the Web site above.

==> 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 Utility Gas 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 Utility Gas Lighters, 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 Limited at 1-519-664-2252, extension 6609 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time or by e-mail at contactus@homehardware.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Utility Gas Lighters, 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 Home Hardware Stores Limited, please search for “Home Hardware” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-67082
Recalls Direct RIN: 10336-2018
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==> http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

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