Consumer product recall

DUCOTM, EDGE-EASY GRIP, Windproof Mini BBQ Lighters recalled due to potential fire and burn hazard

Starting date:
June 18, 2021
Posting date:
June 18, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard, Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75853

Last updated:
2021-06-18

Summary

  • Product:
    DUCO™, EDGE-EASY GRIP, Windproof Mini BBQ Lighters.
  • Issue:
    The lighters can pose burn and fire hazards.
  • What to do:
    Immediately dispose of the lighters or return to the place of purchase for a refund.

Affected products

DUCO™, EDGE-EASY GRIP, Windproof Mini BBQ Lighters

Product description

This recall involves DUCO™, EDGE-EASY GRIP, Windproof Mini BBQ Lighters. The lighters are refillable and are a part of the Mini BBQ series:

Recalled Products:
Products UPC Lot Number
Edge – Mini BBQ Solid 843657036042 EGE20ML01
Edge – Mini BBQ Camouflage  843657034796 EGE20CE01
Edge – Mini BBQ Crazy Rain  843657034802 EGE19RN01
Edge – MINI BBQ Barcelona  843657034819 EGE19TO01

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 exhibit defects due to combustion of a component within the lighter barrel
  • May continue to burn
  • May exhibit incorrect labelling requirements for refillable lighters

As of May 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 33,850 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September 2020 to May 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Importer

Duco Group Incorporated

114 Bowes Rd., Unit # 10

Vaughan

L4K 1J8

Ontario

CANADA

Manufacturer

WELLPINE COMPANY LIMITED

NO.01,7/F., Grand City Plaza
1-17 Sai Lau Kok Road

Hong Kong

CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediate dispose of the lighters or return to the place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Duco Group Incorporated by phone at 905-660-2292 or by email: info@duco.ca.

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.