Consumer product recall

North 49 Air Horn

Starting date:
July 31, 2013
Posting date:
July 31, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Specialized Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety, Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

North 49 Air Horn

Product description

This recall involves the North 49 Air Horn. The product is used to generate loud noise for different outdoor events such as sporting events and marine use. The product is sold in an aerosol can and the contents are under pressure. The product can be identified by item number 2870 and UPC 069808028708.

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not have the mandatory labelling required under Canadian Law.

This consumer chemical product lacks the explosive hazard symbol and warnings required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The lack of appropriate hazard symbol and bilingual warnings on the label could result in improper handling and lead to serious injury.

Health Canada received one incident report resulting in property damage. World Famous Sales of Canada Inc. also received one incident report. No injuries were reported related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 5,958 units of North 49 Air Horn were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada from September 2011 to June 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



World Famous Sales of Canada Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately and return it to the store where it was purchased. The store will give a credit or an exchange for a replacement product with the correct label.

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.