Consumer product recall

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited recalls MASTER Chef BBQ Igniter lighters

Starting date:
June 27, 2018
Posting date:
June 27, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

MASTER Chef BBQ Igniter Lighters

Product description

This recall involves MASTER Chef BBQ Igniter lighters. These refillable lighters feature an adjustable flame height and are 285 mm long with a grey handle and black barrel.

Impacted lighters can be identified with the following information on the rear packaging of the product:

Product Number

Lot Number

Date of Manufacture






If packaging is not present, impacted lighters can be identified by the above noted manufacturing date located on the label affixed to the lighter handle.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these 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.

As of June 22, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 52,596 pieces of the recalled lighters were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled lighters were sold from May 2016 to June 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Long Shine Electronic (Shen Zhen) Limited
Shenzhen City
Canadian Tire Corporation Limited

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighters and return the product to their local Canadian Tire store for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Canadian Tire Corporation by telephone at 1-800-387-8803 or by email.

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.