Consumer product recall

51L LinQ™ Sea-Doo® Cooler recalled due to entrapment and suffocation hazards

Starting date:
July 22, 2019
Posting date:
July 22, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70489

Last updated: 2019-07-22

Summary

  • Product:
    51L LinQ™ Sea-Doo® cooler.
  • Issue:
    The cooler latch can automatically lock when the lid is closed, allowing a person to become locked inside posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.
  • What to do:
    Immediately stop using recalled products, keep them out of reach of children and contact an authorized Sea-Doo dealer for a free update.

Affected products

51L LinQ™ Sea-Doo® Cooler

Product description

This recall involves 51L LinQ™ Sea-Doo® coolers with model number 269000817. The model number is moulded on the bottom of the cooler.

The coolers are white with a black storage pocket, rod holder system and trolling slots.

Hazard identified

The cooler latch can lock automatically when the lid is closed, allowing a person to become closed inside posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.

As of July 16, 2019, the company has received no incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 386 units of the recalled product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2018 to June 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States.

Companies

Manufacturer

Premier OEM

Cuyahoga Falls

Ohio

UNITED STATES

Distributor

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.

Valcourt

Quebec

CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled products, keep them out of reach of children and contact an authorized Sea-Doo dealer for a free update.

For more information, consumers may contact Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) by telephone toll-free at 1-888-272-9222, daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (EST).

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.