MSR Hubba Tents

Starting date:
July 31, 2013

Posting date:
July 31, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Outdoor Living

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Product Safety, Flammability Hazard

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-34775



Affected products

Hubba™ Solo backpacking tent, Hubba Hubba™ 2-person backpacking tent, Mutha Hubba™ 3-person backpacking tent
Product description

The recall involves the following MSR tents:

Tents affected by this recall:
Name SKU/Model Number Color
Hubba™ Solo 05143 Moss Green/Grey
Hubba Hubba™ 05144 Moss Green/Grey
Mutha Hubba™ 05145 Moss Green/Grey

Hazard identified

Health Canada's testing process revealed that the materials used in these tents do not meet the requirements for tent flammability under Canadian law. The tents could easily catch fire if exposed to a continuous flame or other ignition source and cause severe burns to consumers.

Neither Cascade Designs Inc. nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these tents.
Number sold

Approximately 13,903 tents were sold by retailers across Canada.
Time period sold

The recalled tents were sold from June 20, 2011 to July 8, 2013.
Place of origin


Manufactured in Taiwan.
Companies

Manufacturer
Tai Chung Canvas
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

Distributor
Cascade Designs Inc.
Seattle
Washington
UNITED STATES



What you should do: Consumers should stop using the tent immediately.

For more information please call Cascade Designs Inc. at 1-800-531-9531 or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.