Goal Zero EC8 Power Cables recalled due to Fire Hazard
- Starting date: May 20, 2021
- Posting date: May 20, 2021
- Type of communication: Consumer Product Recall
- Subcategory: Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall: Health Canada
- Issue: Fire Hazard
- Audience: General Public
- Identification number: RA-75607
- Product: Goal Zero EC8 Power Cables.
- Issue: The pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cables and contact Goal Zero for a free replacement.
Goal Zero EC8 Power Cables
This voluntary recall involves the 12 foot (3.65 metre) EC8 Extension cables (model 98201) and Male EC8 to Ring cables (model 98202) that are installed in vehicle integrations.
The EC8 power cables were sold with the Yeti Tank and the Yeti Car Charge Kit. The cables were used to connect Yeti power stations to either a Yeti Tank or a vehicle battery. The cables had also been sold in Yeti Expansion Kits.
|Goal Zero 12 foot EC8 Extension Cable||98201||847974006474|
|Goal Zero Male EC8 to Ring Cable||98202||847974006481|
The following items are not recalled but were sold with the recalled cable(s) included:
|Description||Model Number||UPC||Recalled Product Includedand Quantity|
|Car Charge Kit||44200||847974007419||1-98201|
|2.4 Kwh Yeti Expansion Kit||44100||847974007389||2-98202|
|4.8 Kwh Yeti Expansion Kit||44150||847974007396||4-98202|
The pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing a fire
As of May 7 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 165 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from June 2019 to December 2020.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Goal Zero LLC
Provista Technology International Ltd.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cables and contact Goal Zero for a free replacement.
For more information, consumers may contact Goal Zero by telephone toll-free at 1-888-794-6250 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at Safety Recall Notice.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products that pose a danger to human health or safety from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents or concerns related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.