Consumer product recall

KIPRUN GPS 550 wrist watch recalled due to burn and fire hazard

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Summary

Product
KIPRUN GPS 550 wrist watch
Issue
Consumer products - Fire hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled GPS wrist watch and contact the nearest Decathlon point of sale for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves KIPRUN GPS 550 running wrist heart-rate monitor watch.

Recalled products

Model code

Colour

8527651

White and Black

8527652

Black

Issue

The battery in these products may overheat during charging or while in use and may cause burns or present a fire risk.

As of March 14, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled GPS wrist watch and contact the nearest Decathlon point of sale for a refund.

Consumers may contact Decathlon Canada Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-844-533-3322, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, by email at onlineservice@decathlon.ca  or visit the company's website.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 124 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from July 2020 to February 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Details
Original published date: 2022-03-17
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Sports and fitness
Companies

Importer

Decathlon Canada Inc.

Brossard

Quebec

CANADA

Manufacturer

GlobalSat WorldCom Co.

Taipei

TAIWAN

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64003