Kaz Canada, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Honeywell Surround Select Series HZ-420, HZ-430, and HZ-440 Ceramic Heaters Due to the Possibility that the Internal Housing of the Heater Potentially Can Detach, Dislocating the Heating Element

MILTON, Ontario, Jan. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the public that Kaz Canada, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately.

Name of product: Honeywell Surround Select Series of HZ-420, HZ-430, and HZ-440 Ceramic Heaters distributed by Kaz Canada, Inc. under license from Honeywell.

Units: Approximately 6,000 units in Canada.

Manufacturer: Manufactured by a third party and distributed by Kaz under license from Honeywell.

Hazard:  The internal housing of the heater can detach, dislocating the heating element, which could penetrate the housing and potentially expose hot parts/or circuitry of the heater.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or adverse events have been reported.

Description/Models:  The recall involves only the following models of Honeywell Surround Select Series of heaters.  Units were manufactured in black and white color. Only the model numbers below are affected, no other Honeywell heaters are included in this voluntary recall.

Model Number

Region

HZ-420, HZ-430, HZ-440R-WMT

US

HZ-420C, HZ-430C

CANADA


The specific model number can be found on the on the bottom of the heater and will be embossed in the plastic casing.

The date codes are important in determining whether the heater qualifies for the recall.  The date codes are five digits long, and they can be found on the metal prong of the plug.  If the last two digits in your date code are 11, you have the heater that is being recalled.

Sold by: Various retailers in Canada including Rona, Home Hardware and Irly.

When distributed: The heaters were distributed between July 1st 2011 and December 16th 2011.

Manufactured in:  China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Kaz Canada, Inc. to determine if their heater is included in the recall. If so, follow the instructions for product return in order to receive a refund. Do not return the heater back to the store where you purchased it.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, visit the company website anytime at www.kaz.com/recall, or call Kaz toll-free at (800) 370-8137 from 8:30 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

Remarks:  The recalled units are certified to US/Canadian Standards by Intertek Testing Services. For more information about Intertek Testing Services Product Certification Process please visit: www.intertek-etlsemko.com/

Note:  If you are not sure about whether your heater qualifies for recall, visit the recall website at www.kaz.com/recall/recall or contact the toll free number at   1-800-370-8137 from 8:30 am to 5 pm EST Monday through Friday.

           

Model

UPC

Model

UPC

Model

UPC

HZ-420

092926104207

HZ-430

092926104306

HZ-440R-WMT

092926004408

HZ-420C

092926004200

HZ-430C

092926004309

 

 

Models above are White

Models above are Black

Model above is Black

 

SOURCE Kaz Canada, Inc.

For further information:

Firm's Recall Hotline: 1-800-370-8137, Media Contact: Mike Rush, 360 Public Relations, +1-617-585-5792, mrush@360publicrelations.com

http://www.kaz.com/recall

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Kaz Canada, Inc.

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