Recalls
April 17, 2014 - Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) reports Fluke is voluntarily recalling the 116 multimeter sold to the Canadian market (the recall, however, also involves the 113, 114, 115 and 117). Users should stop using recalled products immediately.
March 26, 2014 - Health Canada informs us of a recall involving 23 LED light bulbs of the Satco KolourOne brand, where the metal housing portion of the bulb can separate from the plastic driver, which can cause the lamp to fall.
February 28, 2014 - EBMag has learned Chrysler Group LLC will conduct a safety recall to inspect about 6800 full-size vans and, if necessary, replace a brake hose. We do not know whether this safety recall affects any Canadian customers.
February 25, 2014 - Thanks to Health Canada for letting us know of a recall involving the Genie PowerMax 1500 residential garage door openers identified by model 4062 and UPC number 05004901854, in which the relays on the light control circuit of the control board could overheat and pose a fire hazard.
February 7, 2014 - Chrysler Group has announced it will conduct a voluntary safety recall to install a new pedal stop in an estimated 9655 full-size vans.
January 23, 2014 - Certain Rayovac flashlights have been recalled by Spectrum Brands due to a burn hazard. Specifically, the flashlight can cause the batteries to overheat and melt the flashlight’s plastic casing.
January 17, 2014 - Thanks to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for letting us know Bosch Security Systems is recalling its GV4 fire alarm control panels due to fire alarm failure.
January 16, 2014 - Health Canada is notifying the public that WD-40 Company (Canada) Ltd. is recalling WD-40 multi-use product equipped with smart straw and 3-in-one garage door lubricant equipped with smart straw, as the recalled products are not packaged in a child-resistant container as required by Canadian law.
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.
December 19, 2013 - Health Canada informs us of a recall involving 2012 and 2013 Red Wing Shoe Company work boots in which the toe caps in certain sizes and styles of footwear may not comply with applicable voluntary standards for protective footwear, ASTM F2413 and CSA Z195, and may not withstand impact.
December 11, 2013 - Thanks to Health Canada for letting us know Canadian Tire is voluntarily recalling a Mastercraft multimeter kit (product number 52-0727), which includes a DMM, non-contact voltage detector, socket tester and test leads.
December 6, 2013 - Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the public that TSC Stores has announced a voluntary recall of certain portable fans and air circulator units sold at TSC Stores between March and May 2013.
November 21, 2013 - Thanks to Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) for letting us know Electronic Distributors International Inc. (EDI) is recalling MEMC solar modules (panels).
November 5, 2013 - Thanks to the U.S.’s Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) for letting us know Infinity Green Products is recalling LED candelabra lights due to a fire hazard. Specifically, the bulbs can overheat and catch fire.
November 5, 2013 - Thanks to the U.S.’s Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) for letting us know Cooper Crouse-Hinds is recalling certain ceiling boxes designed to support ceiling light fixtures, which can crack, causing the light fixture to fall from the ceiling, posing an impact hazard to consumers.

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