Canadian Tire Mastercraft Power Bar Recall [Canada]


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Canadian Tire Mastercraft 8-Outlet Power Bar Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Canadian Tire Corporation of Canada, a Toronto, Ontario establishment, recalls an estimated 8,197 Mastercraft 8-Outlet Metal Power Bars from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected component detachment and consequential risks of electric shock, fire, burns, smoke inhalation and/or respiratory failure, cardiac system collapse and/or property damage, all serious safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/S9Fi30rGqSu

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/75375r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Power Bar electrical products are subject to this recall:

  • Mastercraft branded 8-Outlet Metal Power Bars, AC electrical devices that allow multiple outlets to draw power from one wall outlet, constructed of red and metal rectangular boxes with eight (8) outlets attached with a 4 foot (1.2 metres) cord set and a Canadian Tire product number of 052-9632.

The recalled Mastercraft Power Bars will either have a 4-digit or a 6-digit Manufacturing Date Code. For the 4-digit date code, the first two digits are the month, the last two digits are the year. For the 6-digit date codes, the first two digits are the month, the last four digits are the year. The date codes can be found on the packaging near the barcode and on the back of the unit. See photos for examples of where to find the date code.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Mastercraft Power Bars can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, manufacturing date codes, production dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Mastercraft Power Bars were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in all Canadian provinces and territories from Canadian Tire stores and online although it is always possible these electrical products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to Health Canada, the black plastic caps covering the Power Bar’s receptacles can detach when unplugging a cord from the Power Bar’s outlet. If this defect occurs, it could exposing live internal electrical components and pose a risk of electric shock, fire and burns to people who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

As of April 6, 2021, the company has received one (1) report of the plastic receptacle caps becoming dislodged in Canada, and no reports of injury.

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

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Canadian Tire toll-free at 1-800-387-8803 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST on Saturday and Sunday.

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-75375
Recalls Direct RIN: 14381-2021
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