Halogen Quartz Pergola Heater

Report a Concern

Starting date:
August 9, 2013

Posting date:
August 9, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Outdoor Living

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Product Safety, Electrical Hazard

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-34915

Halogen Quartz Pergola Heater
Product description

This recall involves halogen quartz pergola heaters identified by model number GZBW151A with serial numbers between 0112RU14290201209 and 0112RU14290581209 only.
Hazard identified

Some units are missing insulation which can create an arcing to ground which poses a potential fire hazard.

J&R Home and Health Canada have received one report of a unit that allegedly failed during use, causing the wire to start burning. The circuit breaker immediately tripped and shut off power to the unit. No injuries were reported.
Number sold

Approximately 381 units of the affected pergola heaters were sold in Canada through Home Depot online.
Time period sold

The affected pergola heaters were sold between 2012 and June 2013.
Place of origin

Manufactured in China.
Companies

Distributor
J&R Home
Burnaby
British Columbia
CANADA

Manufacturer
Zhuhai Special Economic Zone Runwin Electric Co. Ltd.
CHINA