Consumer product recall

Multi-Function Emergency Tool recalled due to potential product failure during an emergency

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Summary

Product
Multi-Function Emergency Tool
Issue
Consumer products
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled Multi-Function Emergency Tool and return it to Princess Auto Limited for a full refund.

Affected products

This recall involves a battery operated multi-function emergency tool with Princess Auto part number 9049438 and UPC number 7621640108555. The tool features an LED light, a seat belt cutter, a window breaker, a torch light and contains a magnet base.

Issue

The plastic threads on the battery compartment of this multi-function emergency tool were not properly moulded. This may cause the end with the seat belt cutter to come off, preventing the tool from being used correctly during an emergency.  

As of June 1, 2022, the company has received one incident report with no injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Multi-Function Emergency Tool and return it to Princess Auto Limited for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Princess Auto Limited by telephone at 1-800-665-8685 between 6:00AM and 9:00PM CST Monday through Friday, or Saturday and Sunday between 8:00AM and 5:30PM CST.  The company may also be contacted by email at mailorder@princessauto.com or by visiting the website Princess Auto.

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 197 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from January 2022 to April 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date: 2022-06-14
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Other
Companies

Importer

Princess Auto Limited

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64250