Canadian Tire voluntarily recalls 12 V Heated Seat Cushion

    TORONTO, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire is voluntarily recalling the 12 V
Heated Seat Cushion (Canadian Tire product number 32-1427-4) due to a
manufacturing defect that poses a potential safety issue. It has been
determined that a number of the units are defective, resulting in the unit
overheating and smoking.
    While Canadian Tire has not been notified of any instance of injury, it
has received reports of incidents in which the unit started smoking and/or
caused damage to the vehicle's seat. It is requested that customers
immediately discontinue use of the product and return it to their nearest
Canadian Tire store for a refund.
    This recall only applies to units manufactured by Elegant from January
2007 to February 2008. Customers can identify the affected product by looking
at the tag located at the back of the cushion. Tags that read 'Elegant' or UPC
Code 0 27323 60248 3 are included in this recall.

For further information:

For further information: Lisa Gibson, Canadian Tire Corporation,
Limited, (416) 544-7655,

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