Consumer product recall

Flex Seal and Flex Seal Brite Liquid Rubber Sealant Coating aerosol cans

Starting date:
March 19, 2013
Posting date:
March 19, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-26235

Expansion of February 2013 Recall.

Affected products

Flex Seal and Flex Seal Brite Liquid Rubber Sealant Coating aerosol cans

Product description

This recall involves the following products by Swift Response LLC:

  • Flex Seal Liquid Rubber Sealant Coating aerosol can. The recalled product is sold in 14 oz spray cans sealed with a black plastic lid. The can is identified by the following UPC code: 855647003019.
  • Flex Seal Brite Liquid Rubber Sealant Coating aerosol can. The recalled product is sold in 14 oz spray cans sealed with a white plastic lid. The can is identified by the following UPC code: 855647003118.

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the labeling requirements for consumer chemical products under the Consumer Chemical and Container Regulations, 2001.

The products lack the bilingual warnings and hazard information required for flammable products sold in Canada. These omissions could present a significant risk that may result in serious harm.

Neither Health Canada nor Osiris Inc. nor Bed Bath & Beyond has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 162,000 of the recalled Flex Seal aerosol cans were sold at Showcase retail stores across Canada.

Approximately 4,282 of the recalled Flex Seal aerosol cans were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond retail stores across Canada.

Approximately 133 of the recalled Flex Seal Brite aerosol cans were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond retail stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2011 to February 2013 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in USA

Companies

Manufacturer

Swift Response, LLC

Weston

Florida

UNITED STATES

Distributor

Osiris Inc.

Brampton

Ontario

CANADA

Retailer

Showcase

Ontario

CANADA

Distributor

Bed, Bath & Beyond Canada L.P.

North Vancouver

British Columbia

CANADA

Retailer

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

Union

UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-800-462-3966

Images (select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window)

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Flex Seal and Flex Seal Brite aerosol cans.

Customers of Showcase can return the product to Showcase to exchange for a replacement Flex Seal can with a bilingual label.
For more information, consumers may contact their nearest Showcase Store.

Customers of Canadian Bed Bath & Beyond stores can return the product to any Bed Bath & Beyond for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Bed Bath & Beyond at 1-800-462-3966, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit the company's website.