Consumer product recall

Peintures MF Inc. recalls Woodmate stain

Starting date:
November 22, 2016
Posting date:
November 22, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Chemical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Woodmate semi-transparent (#1075) and opaque (#1060) stain

Product description

Woodmate semi-transparent stain (#1075) and Woodmate opaque stain (#1060). Linseed oil-based stains designed for use on decks and other wood surfaces.
Description Code Base Size UPC
Woodmate Semi-Transparent Stain 1075-0 Tinting Base 927ml 772359601619
3.71L 772359601626
Woodmate Semi-Transparent Stain 1075-6 Red Base 927ml 772359601633
3.71L 772359601640
Woodmate Semi-Transparent Stain 1075-7 Yellow Base 927ml 772359601657
3.71L 772359601664
Woodmate Solid Stain 1060-0 White 946ml 772359601671
3.78L 772359601688
Woodmate Solid Stain 1060-1 P Base 927ml 772359601695
3.71L 772359601701
Woodmate Solid Stain 1060-2 M Base 915ml 772359601718
3.66L 772359601725
Woodmate Solid Stain 1060-4 D Base 887ml 772359601732
3.54L 772359601749
Woodmate Solid Stain 1060-5 A Base 857ml 772359601756
3.43L 772359601763


Hazard identified

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

The products do not have the symbols and warnings that are required to be placed on the containers of consumer chemical products. The lack of the required warnings could lead to improper use of the product and present a flammability hazard leading to serious injury or fire.

Materials used with the products, such as rags, may spontaneously self-ignite, even with no source of ignition like a spark or flame.

Neither Health Canada nor Peintures MF Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 10,100 recalled stains were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from February 2015 to November 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada by Peintures MF Inc.



Peintures MF Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Peintures MF Inc. to obtain a compliant label. After applying the product, consumers should place rags in water or lay them flat to dry before disposing of them.

For more information, consumers may contact Peintures MF Inc. toll-free at 1-800-363-8034 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) 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.