October 07, 2011 10:03 ET

RONA Is Issuing a Voluntary Recall on UBERHAUS Shelters

Only few models are included in the recall

BOUCHERVILLE, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2011) - RONA inc. (TSX:RON)(TSX:RON.PR.A) the largest Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, renovation and gardening products, is issuing a voluntary recall on UBERHAUS car shelters, winter shelters and vestibule shelters in all Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec and RONA stores in Quebec, Ontario and Atlantic regions. The products were sold and marketed as of August 25th 2011.

The process used by the manufacturer to assemble the fabric of the car shelter has been shown defective. This may cause tears in the fabric and could cause injuries or property damages. The code numbers of the products affected by the recall are:

Products sold at RONA: 4778003 / 4778002 / 47785001 / 47785007 / 47785008 / 47785009 / 47785010

Products sold at Réno-Dépôt: 340753 / 340754 / 357400 / 357413 / 364580 / 364581 / 364582

Customers who have these products in their possession should immediately stop using them and return them to Réno-Dépôt or RONA stores or call the customer service centre at 1-866-283-2239 toll-free for further information.

RONA apologizes for any inconvenience this situation may have caused.

About RONA

RONA is the largest Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, home renovation and gardening products. RONA operates a network of more than 950 corporate, franchise and affiliate stores of various sizes and formats. With close to 30,000 employees working under its family of banners in every region of Canada and more than 17 million square feet of retail space, the RONA store network generates over $6 billion in annual retail sales. For more information, please visit

Contact Information

  • Nadia Goyer
    Senior advisor
    Communications and public affairs
    RONA Inc.
    (514) 599-5900 or 1 877 599-5900, ext. 5271