Consumer product recall

Empack Spraytech Inc. recalls Emzone Brake & Parts Cleaner

Starting date:
August 17, 2018
Posting date:
August 17, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Emzone Brake and Parts Cleaner

Product description

The recall involves the Emzone Brake and Parts Cleaner (industrial) packaged in a 390 g/13.8 oz. aerosol container with model number #45004 and UPC # 0 60480 45004 7.

This recall does not apply to the Emzone Brake and Parts Cleaner (retail) packaged in a 390 g/13.8 oz. aerosol container with model #45040 and UPC # 0 60480 45040 5.

Hazard identified

The products were designed and labelled for professional/trade (GHS) requirements and should have only been sold to industrial clients.  However, these products were sold to industrial and retail clients.  The professional grade product, which lacks consumer labelling information, including appropriate warnings, may lead to serious injury or property damage.

As of August 17th, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 169,984 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September 2015 to January 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.



Princess Auto Ltd.




Empack Spraytech Inc.



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the product to a Princess Auto retail location in exchange for the consumer grade product.

For more information, consumers may contact Empack Spraytech Inc. by telephone at 1-866-923-2665 ext. 235 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.