Recall: Wellson Glue Guns


Starting date:

July 23, 2013

Posting date:

July 23, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Hobby/Craft Items

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Product Safety

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-34655


Wellson Glue Guns

Product description

This recall involves the Wellson Glue Gun imported by Wisdom Electronics Inc. The product comes in black with an orange trigger and tip. The identified models include:

Glue guns affected by this recall Category
number Model Product description UPC number

PE-20 TY-G1001 Wellson Glue Gun - 10W 0-63252-37795-5
PE-21 TY-G4001 Wellson Glue Gun - 40W 0-63252-37794-8

Hazard identified

The recalled products have not been evaluated for safety against any Canadian standards and bear an unauthorized cUL (Canadian Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) certification mark. The product may pose a safety hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor Wisdom Electronics Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these glue guns.
Number sold

Approximately 28,500 units of model TY-G1001 glue guns and 6,450 units of model TY-G4001 glue guns were sold at dollar stores, hardware stores, and electronics stores across Canada.
Time period sold

The affected glue guns were sold from January 2011 to June 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.
Companies

Manufacturer
Jiande Tongyu Electrical Appliance Tools Plant
Sanhe Town
CHINA

Importer
Wisdom Electronics Inc.
Scarborough
Ontario
CANADA

What you should do

Consumers shouldstop using the recalled glue guns and contact Wisdom Electronics Inc. for a refund or credit.

For more information, consumers may contact Wisdom Electronics Inc. by telephone at 1-416-321-3609, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.