Thursday, July 25, 2013

Health Canada Consumer Product Recall Wellson Glue Guns

Wellson Glue Guns
Starting date:
July 23, 2013
Posting date:
July 23, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Hobby/Craft Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Wellson Glue Guns

Product description

This recall involves the Wellson Glue Gun imported by Wisdom Electronics Inc. The product comes in black with an orange trigger and tip. The identified models include:
Glue guns affected by this recall
Category number Model Product description UPC number
PE-20 TY-G1001 Wellson Glue Gun - 10W 0-63252-37795-5
PE-21 TY-G4001 Wellson Glue Gun - 40W 0-63252-37794-8

Hazard identified

The recalled products have not been evaluated for safety against any Canadian standards and bear an unauthorized cUL (Canadian Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) certification mark. The product may pose a safety hazard to consumers.
Neither Health Canada nor Wisdom Electronics Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these glue guns.

Number sold

Approximately 28,500 units of model TY-G1001 glue guns and 6,450 units of model TY-G4001 glue guns were sold at dollar stores, hardware stores, and electronics stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The affected glue guns were sold from January 2011 to June  2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Jiande Tongyu Electrical Appliance Tools Plant
Sanhe Town
Wisdom Electronics Inc.
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What you should do

Consumers shouldstop using the recalled glue guns and contact Wisdom Electronics Inc. for a refund or credit.
For more information, consumers may contact Wisdom Electronics Inc. by telephone at 1-416-321-3609, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.