Consumer product recall

Expanded Recall: Swing Paints, Ltd. recalls Klenk's Paint Thinner, Klenk's Sol-V, Klenk's Super Sol-V and Klenk's Mineral Spirits

Starting date:
March 29, 2019
Posting date:
March 29, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Expansion of February 19, 2019 Recall

Affected products

Klenk's Paint Thinner, Klenk's Sol-V, Klenk's Super Sol-V and Klenk's Mineral Spirits

Product description

This recall expansion involves the addition of Klenk's Paint Thinner. The previous recall involved Klenk's Sol-V, Klenk's Super Sol-V and Klenk's Mineral Spirits. The products are packaged in white plastic containers with MADE IN CANADA and POLYBOTTLE / PB symbol on the bottom, and a white plastic cap.

The following products are included in the recall:
Product Name Format Product Code UPC
Klenk's Paint Thinner 946 mL 901001 068097901013
3.78 L 901004 068097901044
Klenk's Sol-V 946 mL 901101 068097901112
3.78 L 901104 068097901143
Klenk's Super Sol-V 946 mL 901201 068097901211
3.78 L 901204 068097901242
Klenk's Mineral Spirits 946 mL 901901 068097901914
3.78 L 901904 068097901945

The UPC can be found on the product label.

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the child-resistant packaging requirements for consumer chemical products required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The cap can be opened without having to engage the child-resistant mechanism. This could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

As of March 20, 2019, the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 5,466 units of Klenk's Paint Thinner, 3,372 units of Klenk's Sol-V, 7,356 units of Klenk's Super Sol-V and 4,895 units of Klenk's Mineral Spirits were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 2014 to March 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada



Swing Paints, Ltd.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and contact Swing Paints, Ltd. for a refund or a replacement.

For more information, consumers may contact Swing Paints, Ltd. by email or by telephone at 514-932-2157 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 5 pm EST.

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.