Elmer’s® Rubber Cement recalled due to flammability hazard
Immediately stop using the recalled product and dispose of it safely according to local municipal waste requirements.
This recall involves one lot of Elmer’s® Rubber Cement packaged in 118 mL (4 fl oz) bottles, bearing the UPC 00061550608184 and Lot Number E20A139R. The Lot Number is located on the product lid or on the packaging at the top of the bottle, as displayed in the product images.
Health Canada's compliance verification program has determined that one lot the product (Lot Number E20A139R), does not meet the requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (CCCR, 2001) in Canada. Specifically, testing showed that Lot Number E20A139R of the product was "very flammable". The manufacture, import, advertisement or sale of a “very flammable” product is prohibited under the CCCR, 2001.
The highly flammable nature of the product could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness, injury or death.
As of December 1, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
What you should do
For more information, consumers can contact Elmer’s® customer service by telephone at 1‑888‑435‑6377 from 8 am to 5 pm E.T., Monday to Friday. Customer service is available in English and French. Consumers can also visit the company website recall.elmers.ca.
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 consumers 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.
The company reported that 4700 units of the affected products were imported into Canada.
Time Period Sold
The affected lot of the Elmer’s® Rubber Cement was sold from January 2023 to November 2023.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in the United States of America