Consumer product recall

Camco Manufacturing, Inc. recalls Camco RV Awning Water Proofer

Starting date:
July 20, 2018
Posting date:
July 20, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Chemical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Camco RV Awning Waterproofer

Product description

This recall involves Camco RV Awning Water Proofer, used to treat and protect fabrics.  It was sold in a 650 ml silver coloured plastic spray bottle with a black trigger handle.  The product can be identified by UPC 014717410700.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's inspection program found the recalled product does not meet the labelling and child-resistant packaging requirements for consumer chemical products as set out in the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001.

This product contains ingredients that can pose a danger to human health, especially to children, if aspiration occurs. Aspiration occurs when the product is coughed up or vomited after being ingested. This coughing/vomiting causes small particles of the product to travel into the lungs and may result in severe health effects including pulmonary injury, chemical pneumonia or death.

As of July 10, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 33,163 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from 2008 to July 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.



Camco Manufacturing, Inc.


North Carolina


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Camco Manufacturing, Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-800-334-2004 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST or by email.

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.