Consumer product recall

Star brite Instant Hull Cleaner recalled due to improper labelling

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Summary

Product
Star brite Instant Hull Cleaner
Issue
Consumer products - Labelling and packaging
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to the retailer for a refund or replacement label.

Affected products

This recall involves Star brite Instant Hull Cleaner, sold in 946 mL and 3.78 L formats.

The following products are affected:
Product UPC Item Number
Star brite Instant Hull Cleaner (946 mL) 071247817355 81732C
Star brite Instant Hull Cleaner (3.78 L) 071247817010 81700C

Issue

The recalled products do not meet the labelling requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The lack of appropriate labelling could result in unintended exposure to the products and lead to serious illness or injury, including death.

As of February 1, 2024, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to the retailer to receive a refund or replacement label.

For more information, consumers can contact Star brite Inc. by telephone at 1-800-327-8583

or 954-587-6280 between 8 AM to 5 PM EST or by email at orderdept@starbrite.com.

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 consumers 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 3,840 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from November, 1999 to February, 2024.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in the USA

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Chemicals
Companies

Manufacturer

Star brite Inc.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

USA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-75027