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Consumer product recall

EQ3 recalls Otis Rug

Starting date:
June 23, 2016
Posting date:
June 23, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Flammability Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Otis Rug area rug, light grey

Product description

This recall involves the Otis Rug, light grey. The rugs are hand woven and made of 100% polyester.

The following Otis Rugs are included in the recall:
Model Number Name and Size of Carpet Colour
3190-105-70      Otis 8x10 ft Light Grey
3190-205-70      Otis 5x8 ft Light Grey
3390-847-70      Otis 4x7 ft (custom sized rug) Light Grey
3390-855-70      Otis 5x5 ft (custom sized rug) Light Grey
3390-857-70      Otis 5x7 ft (custom sized rug) Light Grey
3390-8913-70    Otis 9x13 ft (custom sized rug) Light Grey


Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled carpets do not meet the required flammability requirements for large indoor carpets.

Neither Health Canada nor EQ3  has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 475 of the recalled carpets were sold at EQ3 and other retailers in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled carpets were sold between December, 2012 and June, 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in India.


Ambadi Enterprises Ltd.
EQ3 Ltd.

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What you should do

Consumers should not use the recalled carpets.

For additional information, consumers may contact EQ3 by phone at  1-888-988-2014.

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.