Consumer product recall

Pro Point 7-Piece Propane Heating Torch Kit recalled due to fire and burn hazard

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Summary

Product
Pro Point 7-Piece Propane Heating Torch Kit
Issue
Consumer products - Burn hazard
Consumer products - Fire hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to the point of sale for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves the Pro Point 7-Piece Propane Heating Torch Kit which includes: 1 torch, 1.5 meter hose, 3 replacement tips and 2 wrenches. Only the hoses marked with ‘’PROD DATE: 2Q/22’’ are affected. This is displayed in black ink on the orange hose.

Issue

The hoses may have a weak crimp on the brass connector of the hose, which could lead to a leak in propane when connected to a fuel source, posing a risk of fire and burn hazards to the user.

As of November 15, 2023, the company has received 1 report of a burn in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Pro Point 7-Piece Propane Heating Torch Kit and return it to the point of sale for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Circle Sales & Import Ltd. by telephone at 514-253-3333 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by email at info@circleimport.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 consumers 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 1,200 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from July 2023 to September 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Tools and accessories
Companies

Manufacturer

NINGBO UNITED TOOLS CO., TLD

Ningbo, Zhejan

China

Importer

Circle Sales & Import Ltd.

Montreal, Quebec

Canada

Retailer

Princess Auto Ltd.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74648