Important Safety Notice: Recall of Everyday Essentials™ Space Heater with Fan

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - On behalf of the manufacturer, Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Everyday Essentials™ Space Heater with Fan 750W/1500W (see attached photos) due to a potential fire hazard. The products were sold from January 1, 2011 to February 24, 2015 at the following stores:

Ontario: Extra Foods®, Fortinos®, Freshmart®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Valu-Mart®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs® and affiliated independent stores

Atlantic: Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Dominion®, Freshmart®, No Frills®, Save Easy® and Atlantic Superstore®

Québec: Club Entrepôt®, Loblaws®, Maxi®, Maxi & Cie®, Presto®, Provigo® and Provigo le Marché®

West: Extra Foods®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Shop Easy®, SuperValu®, Your Independent Grocer® and affiliated independent stores

Loblaw is aware of two complaints of units overheating and smouldering or flaming but has received no injury reports. All units have been removed from store shelves across the country.

Customers can return the product to the place of purchase and the customer service desk will provide a full refund, with or without a receipt.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this recall may have caused. The safety of customers is our primary concern.

For more information regarding the recall, customers can contact: Customer Service 1-800-296-2332 or customerservice@loblaws.ca.

SOURCE Loblaw Companies Limited

Image with caption: "Everyday Essentials (TM) Space Heater with Fan 750W/1500W In Package (CNW Group/Loblaw Companies Limited)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150224_C9791_PHOTO_EN_43384.jpg

Image with caption: "Everyday Essentials (TM) Space Heater with Fan 750W/1500W (CNW Group/Loblaw Companies Limited)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150224_C9791_PHOTO_EN_43385.jpg

For further information:

Media please contact:
Public Relations Department, Loblaw Companies Limited
pr@loblaw.ca or (905) 459-2500 x612336


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