Consumer product recall

Tera Gear Metal Garden Torch and PC Metal Garden Torch

Starting date:
July 19, 2013
Posting date:
July 19, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Chemicals, Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging, Flammability Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Tera Gear Metal Garden Torch and PC Metal Garden Torch

Product description

This recall involves stainless steel garden torches intended for outdoor use only. The torches were sold under the names Tera Gear Metal Garden Torch and PC Metal Garden Torch, UPC number 058703047990.

Hazard identified

The recalled products may leak fuel, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Additionally, they do not meet the labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under Canadian Law.

The lack of labelling information, including appropriate warnings, may lead to serious injury or property damage.

There were three reported incidents for this item in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 12,699 units of the metal garden torches were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The products were sold in Canada from March 2012 to July 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Test Rite International Co., Ltd.




Loblaw Companies Ltd.




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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately.

Products can be returned to any Loblaw banner store where the customer service desk will provide a full refund, or contact customer service by telephone at 1-800-296-2332 or by email.

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.