Expanded Recall: ITW Permatex recalls Permatex® Rust Dissolver Gel
- Starting date:
- January 5, 2018
- Posting date:
- January 5, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Labelling and Packaging
- General Public
- Identification number:
Expansion of November 22, 2017 recall
Permatex Rust Dissolver Gel
This recall involves Permatex® Rust Dissolver Gel which is intended to dissolve rust on metals and alloys and rinse off with water. The product is in a 236 mL cylindrical bottle with screw cap and foil seal. The dimensions are approximately 12 cm high and 6 cm in diameter. The product has a rust/silver coloured label.
Please note that this is an expanded recall involving item numbers not included in the previous recall.
|* indicates products that were included in the previous recall on November 22, 2017.
|Permatex Rust Dissolver Gel
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.
As of January 3, 2018, the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 73,819 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, of which 9,822 were involved in the previous recall.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from January 4, 2008 to December 19, 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the United States.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
6875 Parkland Blvd
ITW Permatex Canada
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return the product to the original location of purchase or dispose at the nearest Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Depot.
For more information about the recall, consumers can contact ITW Permatex Canada Customer Service at 905-693-8900 or 800-924-6994.
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.
2017-11-22 | Consumer products