Sears Canada Advises Customers of a Voluntary Recall Issued by Conair on the
Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop

TORONTO, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. has been advised by Conair of a voluntary recall involving the Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop. Conair advises that the Lysol Cleaning Mop when mixed with hot water can forcefully spurt out and rupture the housing unit, posing a burn hazard and a laceration hazard to consumers from the broken housing unit. Consumers should stop using the Lysol Cleaning Mop immediately.

The Conair Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop was sold at Sears Canada retail stores as well as through the Sears Canada catalogue and online at www.sears.ca between April 2007 and December 2009 at a Sears regular price of $59.99. The affected manufacturing number of the Conair Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop is SM10LC. The model number is printed on the bottom of the mop under the microfiber cloth.

Conair Consumer Products Inc. has received one report of an incident and Conair Corporation US has received 14 reports of hot water forcefully spilling out of water reservoir compartment including two minor burn injuries to consumers who sought medical attention.

In the interest of consumer safety, consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled Lysol Cleaning Mop. Please contact Conair at 1-866-729-2389 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm ET, Monday to Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.conaircanada.ca/recall or email consumer_canada@conair.com for instructions to receive a free replacement steam cleaning mop.

Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network of 196 corporate stores, 195 dealer stores, 38 home improvement showrooms, over 1,800 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 108 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca.

SOURCE Sears Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Eliana Cugini, Sears Corporate Communications, (416) 662-2245, ecugini@sears.ca


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