Harron Trading Ltd. and CSA International Announce the Voluntary Recall of Scorpion Safety Footwear, Sold Only in Ontario

January 13, 2004

In cooperation with CSA International, Harron Trading Ltd. of Markham, ON, announced today the voluntary recall of approximately 2,020 pairs of Scorpion safety footwear. Testing of the affected safety footwear indicates it fails to meet the Grade 1 Toe Impact and Sole Penetration Resistance test requirements of CSA Standard Z195, Protective Footwear, and may pose a threat of serious injury to the user. In addition, the affected safety footwear bears unauthorized or counterfeit CSA trademarks.

Harron Trading Ltd. and CSA International have not received any reports of injury or death related to these products.

The Scorpion safety footwear have been sold at safety footwear stores throughout Ontario from September 2003 to December 2003 for about $90.00 to $110.00.

The safety footwear affected by this recall are style numbers S-818-H, S-828-H, S-914-L, S-916-M, S-918-H, S-926-M, S-928-H and S-936-M. All affected safety footwear have “LM 1265389″ marked on the label sewn on the inside of the footwear’s tongue and bear green triangles and Omega (ie. “W”) tags sewn onto the outside of the footwear that incorporate unauthorized or counterfeit CSA trademarks. All affected footwear have the Scorpion trademark on the outer tongue of the footwear. The affected safety footwear may be constructed with black leather or beige “nuskin” uppers and be sold in styles ranging from oxford shoes to full-length construction boots.

Consumers should stop using the affected safety footwear immediately, return them to their retailer directly or call Harron Trading Ltd. to obtain a replacement / refund. Harron Trading Ltd. may be reached at (905) 940-8880 between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST or you may write to Harron Trading Ltd. at 250 Don Park Road, Unit 3, Markham, ON L3R 2V1.

CSA International  is a provider of product testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and a variety of other products. Recognized in the U.S., Canada and around the world, CSA’s marks appear on over one billion products worldwide. CSA International is a division of CSA Group , which consists of CSA International, CSA , a developer of standards and codes, and CSA  for management systems registration.

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