May 2, 2017 – Recall# RA-63176 (Health Canada)
This recall expansion involves the addition of another possible brand of thermostat that was not included in the previous recall. (RA-62104 – February 9, 2017)
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 Stelpro, Garrison, Maison, NOMA, RONA and UPM. All serial numbers are affected.
Note that some thermostat model numbers may have a letter after them, for example HTM221A. This letter indicates a minor, non-electrical variation in the product such as the shape of the LCD window or buttons or the colour of the unit. The presence of these letters does not affect which model numbers are included in the recall. The recalled units were certified to Canadian Standards by CSA International under certification number CSA 185066.
Hazard: The units may overheat, emit smoke and damage the wall, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The importer is no longer in business. Between June 20, 2011 and April 25, 2017, Health Canada had received 56 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.
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