Expanded Recall: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor recalled due to injury hazard
Common name: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor
Product description: This recall expansion involves the Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor 1.5-Hp.
The following products are included in the recall:
All codes ending in 2014 All codes ending in 2015 The following codes ending in 2016 9828-1092016 9828-2102016 9828-4142016 9828-5182016 9828-3192016 9828-1232016 9828-5302016 9828-1352016
The date code is located on the unit name plate on the tank.
Hazard identified: The regulator knob may break off under pressure and may lead to a component failure and cause injury to consumers. As of December 7, 2020, the company has received 18 reports of incidents in Canada with 1 injury.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the compressors and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
For more information, consumers may contact the Canadian Tire Call Centre by telephone at 1-800-387-8803. The call centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada. Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form. This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.