By Anthony Capkun
December 23, 2013 – Health Canada tells us Rona Inc. issued a voluntary recall of Uberhaus 1500W wall-mounted convection heaters with model number HC09C15 or product number 63545004.
The product may be affected by a manufacturing defect causing overheating, which could result in injury or property damage. Health Canada has received a report of an incident, but no injury related to the use of this product.
About 17,000 recalled convection heaters were sold in Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec and in Rona stores across Canada (including Rona stores that were formerly under the Totem banner in Alberta).
The heaters were sold between April 2010 and November 2013, and manufactured in China.
If you have this product, stop using it and return it to a Réno-Dépôt or Rona store. You may also contact Rona customer service at (866) 283-2239 for more information.
Photo Health Canada.