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Article Date: 10/01/2012
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Health Canada Warns about Gas Fireplaces
An out-of-business manufacturer means that Health Canada September 24 issued a warning, in lieu of a recall, on gas fireplaces with glass fronts that can explode. The agency also reminded distributors, retailers and others of their mandatory incident reporting duties under Canadian law, and it pointed to an online incident reporting form, with options for both consumer and industry use, at www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/advisories-avis/incident/index-eng.php.
The agency explained that since 2006, the Ontario Technical Standards Safety Authority (TSSA) has learned of six incidents in ... Log in to view full article.