Consumer product recall

Footwear Imports 2001 Inc. recalls Phoenix brand safety footwear

Starting date:
July 17, 2014
Posting date:
July 17, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40591

Affected products

Phoenix brand safety footwear style PH104 Stampede

Product description

This recall involves the Phoenix safety boot, style PH104 Stampede.  It can be identified by the manufacture date January 2014 and manufacturer # 8532 which can be found on the tongue of the boot.

Hazard identified

The footwear has a tag marking of an omega “Ω” indicating it complies with Electrical Shock Resistance.  The CSA Group has not certified this safety footwear for electrical shock resistance and as such the product may present a risk to the wearer when such protection is required.

Neither Health Canada nor Footwear Imports 2001 Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

687 pairs of boots were distributed in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold at select Giant Tiger store locations in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Alberta from May 1, 2014 to June 14, 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer

Haiyu Limited-Liability Company

CHINA

Importer

Footwear Imports 2001 Inc.

Montreal

Quebec

CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers with the affected model are advised to immediately discontinue use of the product and to contact their Giant Tiger store for refund or exchange.

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.