Consumer product recall

Yardworks 15-Amp Electric Corded Snowblower, 22-in recalled due to Electric Shock Hazard

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Summary

Product
Yardworks 15-Amp Electric Corded Snowblower, 22-in
Issue
Consumer products - Electrical hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any Canadian Tire Store for a full refund.

Affected products

This recall involves Yardworks 15-Amp Electric Corded Snowblower, 22-in. The batch numbers is located on the back of the product.

Product Number

UPC

Batch Number

060-0583

846325003919

12621

060-0583

846325003919

52921

Issue

The power cable on the affected units may become brittle and break when exposed to temperatures below -20C, leading to a potential electric shock injury.

As of March 10, 2022, the company has received 6 reports of incidents relating to the power cord becoming brittle and breaking in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any Canadian Tire Store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact the Canadian Tire Call Centre by telephone at 1-800-387-8803.  The call centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.

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 5,600 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from September 2021 to February 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China.

Details
Original published date: 2022-03-25
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Tools and accessories
Companies

Distributor

Canadian Tire Corporation of Canada

Toronto

Ontario

CANADA

Manufacturer

Suzhou Murray Electronics & Machinery Co., Ltd

Jiangsu

CHINA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64018