Consumer product recall

OCOOW LLC recalls Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil and Odie's Safer Solvent

Starting date:
July 11, 2018
Posting date:
July 11, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil and Odie's Safer Solvent

Product description

This recall involves Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil and Odie's Safer Solvent. Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil is an amber-coloured wood finishing oil that is sold in a 946 mL glass jar with UPC number 851366006195 on the label. Odie's Safer Solvent is a clear solvent used for cleaning and degreasing that is sold in a 946 mL jar with UPC number 851366006133 on the label.

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not have proper consumer chemical hazard packaging and labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil lacks the spontaneously combustible symbol and warnings required for flammable consumer chemicals. Products identified as spontaneously combustible may cause rags and cloths used with the product to burn on their own.

Odie's Safer Solvent contains a level of D-limonene that can pose a danger to human health, especially to children, if aspiration occurs. D-limonene is extracted from citrus fruit (such as orange peel), and is commonly used as an ingredient in cleaners and other household chemical products to provide a citrus smell. Aspiration occurs when the product is coughed up or vomited after being ingested. This coughing/vomiting causes small particles of the product to travel into the lungs and may result in severe health effects including pulmonary injury, chemical pneumonia or death.

As of July 4, 2018, the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 108 units of Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil and 48 units of Odie's Safer Solvent were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from May 6, 2018 to June 15, 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and dispose of them according to their municipal waste requirements. If rags were used with the Odie's Solvent Free Super Penetrating Oil, consumers should place rags in water or lay them flat to dry before disposal.

For more information, consumers may contact OCOOW, LLC by email.

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.