Consumer product recall

Auto-Chem Inc. recalls FREE-SHINE product

Starting date:
March 9, 2018
Posting date:
March 9, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

FREE-SHINE Silicone-Free Dressing for Plastic and Rubber

Product description

This recall involves Auto-Chem brand FREE-SHINE Silicone-Free Dressing for Plastic and Rubber in two spray bottle sizes: 500 ml bearing code 705-016, UPC number 627108705165, and 1L bearing code 705-032, UPC number 627108705325.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the products identified do not meet the labelling requirements for chemical consumer products as set out in the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).

The recalled products do not have proper consumer chemical hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the CCPSA. Improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

In Canada, as of February 23, 2018, Auto-Chem had not received any reports of incidents involving these products.

Number sold

Approximately 217 units in the 500 ml size and 1,957 units in the 1L size were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2017 to February 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.


Auto-Chem Inc.
Le Gardeur
Tel: 1-888-278-2776

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled spray bottles and return any unused or partially used product to the point of sale.

For more information, Auto-Chem can be reached Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST) at 450-654-9292, by email or through their website.

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.

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.