Consumer product recall

Flex I File Plast-I-Weld Solvent Cement recalled due to lack of bilingual labelling and hazard information

Starting date:
March 6, 2020
Posting date:
March 6, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72503

Last updated: 2020-03-06

Summary

  • Product:
    Flex I File Plast-I-Weld Solvent Cement.
  • Issue:
    The product lacks Canadian bilingual labelling and hazard information.
  • What to do:
    Immediately stop using the product and safely dispose in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

Affected products

Flex I File Plast-I-Weld Solvent Cement

Product description

This recall involves Flex I File Plast-I-Weld Solvent Cement with ID code #7112. The product is supplied in a clear 2 oz. glass bottle and packaged in a plastic container with a child resistant closure system.

Hazard identified

The recalled product does not meet the labelling requirements for consumer chemical products required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

This lack of labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

As of February 26, 2020, the company has received no report(s) of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1680 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected product was sold from January 2012 to February 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Distributor

Flex-I-File

Embro

Ontario

CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and safely dispose in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

For more information consumers may contact Flex-I-File at 1-800-506-9618 Monday to Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, by email, or by visiting the company's website.

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.