Consumer product recall

Recochem and Home TSP Powder All Purpose Cleaners recalled due to improper labelling and lack of child-resistant packaging

Starting date:
September 28, 2021
Posting date:
September 28, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76527

Last updated:
2021-09-28

Summary

  • Product:
    Recochem and Home TSP Powder All Purpose Cleaners.
  • Issue:
    The products do not meet the labelling requirements and the applicable child-resistant packaging requirements.
  • What to do:
    Consumers should immediately stop using the products and safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

Affected products

Recochem and Home TSP Powder All Purpose Cleaners

Product description

This recall involves Recochem TSP All Purpose Heavy Duty Cleaner & Degreaser and Home TSP All Purpose Cleaner. Trisodium Phosphate (T.S.P.) is a white crystalline odourless powder. Home TSP products were packaged in a white carton and Recochem TSP products were packaged in a blue carton. The products can be identified by the information in the following table:

Recalled Products:
Product Name Size UPC SKU No.
Recochem TSP All Purpose Heavy Duty Cleaner and Degreaser  400g 056438121015 12-101
Recochem TSP All Purpose Heavy Duty Cleaner and Degreaser 900g 056438121114 12-111
Recochem TSP All Purpose Heavy Duty Cleaner and Degreaser 1.81kg 056438121169 12-116
Recochem TSP All Purpose Heavy Duty Cleaner and Degreaser 400g 822733052862

32-101H

Recochem TSP All Purpose Heavy Duty Cleaner and Degreaser 1.81kg 822733052879

32-116H

Home TSP All-Purpose Cleaner 400g 822733052862 1620-017
Home TSP All-Purpose Cleaner 1.81kg 822733052879 1620-188

 

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the labelling and child-resistant packaging requirements for consumer chemical products required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The lack of child-resistant packaging and appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the chemical product and lead to serious illness or injury, including death.

As of September 17, 2021 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 1,584,385 units of the affected product were sold in Canada since 2017.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from at least May 1998 to September 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Distributor

Only Home TSP Powder products are distributed by Home Hardware

St. Jacobs

CANADA

Manufacturer

Recochem Inc. for both brands

Montreal

CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

For more information, consumers may contact Recochem Inc. at 1-833-425-2377, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

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.