Thermostats expanded recall

Publié le 10 février 2017

The units may overheat, emit smoke and damage the wall, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

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Health Canada recalls certain Garrison, Maison, NOMA, RONA and UPM branded line voltage thermostats.

This recall expansion involves the addition of other possible models of thermostats that were not included in the previous recall.

The following model numbers are included in this recall:

HTM211

HTM311

HTM511

HTM611

HTM621

These models were known to be sold under the brand names Garrison, Maison, NOMA, RONA and UPM. All serial numbers are affected.

The units may overheat, emit smoke and damage the wall, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Between June 20, 2011 and February 2, 2017, Health Canada received 51 reports of incidents from consumers and retailers regarding the use of these thermostats including overheating, melting, smoke and damage to the wall.  No injuries have been reported.

The number sold to consumers is unknown. However, the thermostats were known to be sold at Canadian Tire, RONA and various other hardware and building stores.The time period sold is unknown.

More info here: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/62104r-eng.php

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