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Canning Jar Lifter Recalled by Progressive International ... - Winners

Canning Jar Lifter Recalled by Progressive International ... - Winners

Canning Jar Lifter Recalled by Progressive International ... -

Healthy Canadians Canning Jar Lifter Starting date: Posting date: Type of communication: Subcategory: Source of recall: Issue: Audience: Identification number: February 6, 2013 February 6, 2013 Consumer Product Recall Household Items Health Canada Product Safety General Public RA-19511 Joint recall between Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), Progressive International Corporation, and Atlantic Promotions Incorporated. Affected products Canning Jar Lifter Product description This recall involves the One Handed Jar Lifter. The jar lifter is a pair of tongs designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water. The lifter is red with white handles and is made of plastic and metal with a nylon coating. Images Hazard identified The jar lifter handle can detach over time due to a missing stainless steel core in the hinge. This can cause the tongs to fail to grip and allow a jar being lifted to fall, posing a laceration hazard to the user. Neither Health Canada, the US CPSC, nor the companies have received any reports of injury or property damage. Number sold Approximately 3,800 units of the affected jar lifters were distributed and sold in stores across Canada. Approximately 22,700 units were distributed in the United States. Time period sold The affected jar lifters were distributed from February 2012 to January 22, 2013

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