Stelpro Design and Uniwatt construction heaters recalled due to fire hazard
Health Canada: RA-69580
This recall concerns 4,800 watt construction heaters manufactured by Stelpro Design and Uniwatt. The heaters were manufactured between January 2000 and April 2009. The model number and manufacturing date are indicated on a plaque on the back of the appliance.
Hazard identified: The heating elements of the construction heaters may be defective, posing an electrical arcing and fire hazard.
As of April 2, 2019, the company has received eight reports of fire; no injuries were reported in Canada.
Number sold: Approximately 199, 660 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold: The affected products were sold from January 2000 to April 2009.
For more information on affected models, please visit: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69580r-eng.php
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