Consumer product recall

Giant Value Drain Opener recalled due to potential leakage and corrosive hazard

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Summary

Product
Giant Value Drain Opener - 900mL
Issue
Consumer products - Chemical hazard
What to do

 Immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to any Giant Tiger store to obtain a refund or safely dispose of the product in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

Affected products

This recall involves Giant Value Drain Opener sold in a 900mL dark grey container with a red cap. Additional product info includes Lot #12831, SKU#886568 and UPC# 774223362817.

Issue

The recalled product does not meet the leak test requirements for consumer chemical products required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. If a corrosive chemical product leaks out of the container, it can attack and chemically destroy exposed body tissues. Leaks from the container could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness or injury, including death.

As of March 2, 2022, the company has received 1 report of a leaking container in Canada, and no report of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to any Giant Tiger store to obtain a refund or safely dispose of the product in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

For more information, consumers can contact Giant Tiger Stores Ltd. by telephone at 1-833-848-4437 (Toll Free) Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST or visit the company website https://www.gianttiger.com/contact-us. Service is available in English and French.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 5,802 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from September 2021 to March 1, 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Details
Original published date: 2022-03-09
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Chemicals
Companies

Distributor

Quality Home Products

Vaughan, ON

Canada

Manufacturer

Armstrong Manufacturing Inc.

Mississauga, ON

Canada

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-63970