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Health Canada recalling 68,000 garage heaters because they are starting fires

Affected Product This recall involves the Mastercraft, Profusion Heat, Prestige, and Matrix 4800W 240V Portable Garage Heaters. The recalled products have Intertek (ETL) certification file number 3153457. The model number, certification file number and manufacturing date in format MM-YY can be found on the label affixed to the back of the heater.Filter items

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BrandColourModel NumberManufacturing date
MastercraftBlueHA22-48M
HA22-48M1
all
Profusion Heat
Prestige
Matrix
RedHA22-48MJune 2017 (06-17) or earlier

Issue

The recalled heaters can overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard.

As of August 17, 2023, H.E. Industrial Ltd. has received 10 reports of the product overheating, with 3 incidents of the product catching fire and damaging property in Canada. No injuries were reported.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to the place of purchase for store credit or to obtain a replacement unit. Proof of purchase is not required.

For more information, consumers may contact H.E. Industrial Ltd. by email.

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 consumers 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.

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