A shower head that heats water without needing a hot water supply may pose a risk of shock and electrocution to Canadians.
Health Canada warns that the WMLBK Electric Shower Head Heater, which is sold as a "shower head capable of heating water without a hot water supply," has been recalled due to a shock or electrocution hazard.
"The affected product has electrical wiring and a heating element that is in close proximity to running water without appropriate protections, posing a shock and electrocution hazard," according to the consumer recall notification.
The affected batches have the model number TP01271-CA-XQ and were sold by the seller YiWuShiShiYingDianZiShangWuYouXianGongSi on Amazon.ca (ASIN B0B5D8ZT99). They were sold between July 2022 and October 2022 on the platform.
As of July 5, 2023, there have been no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada associated with the use of the shower head.
What you need to do
Immediately stop using the product and contact the seller via Amazon.ca's messaging service for a refund.