Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited recalls Mastercraft 50' and 100', 12/3 gauge, 3-tap, Outdoor Extension Cords
- Starting date:
- March 27, 2017
- Posting date:
- March 27, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Mastercraft 50' and 100', 12/3 gauge, 3-tap, Outdoor Extension Cords
This recall involves the Mastercraft 50 foot (15 m) and 100 foot (30.48 m), 12/3 gauge, 3-tap, Outdoor Extension Cords. Impacted products can be identified by the four-digit batch code located on the male end, with the first two digits indicating the month and the last two indicating the year the product was manufactured. All products manufactured between October 2015 and February 2017 will be included in the recall. The recalled products were certified by UL with certification file number E184278.
|Product Number||Product Description||Batch Codes|
|052-2321||Mastercraft 50’ (15 m), 12/3 gauge, 3-tap, Outdoor Extension Cord||1015, 1115, 1215, XX16, 0117, 0217|
|052-2322||Mastercraft 100' (30.48 m), 12/3 gauge, 3-tap, Outdoor Extension Cord|
The prongs have been incorrectly inserted into the mould, which can produce sparks from the female end of the cord, posing a risk of injury.
As of March 14, 2017, the company has received four reports of sparks coming from the female end of the cord in Canada, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 132,175 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled product was sold in Canada from October 2015 to March 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected Mastercraft 50' and 100' 12/3 gauge, 3-tap, Outdoor Extension Cords and return the product to their local Canadian Tire store for a refund.
For more information, consumers may contact Canadian Tire toll-free at 1-800-387-8803 (English) or 1-800-565-3356 (French) 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.