Consumer product recall

Vanpak Limited recalls David Ross Extra purified Butane gas

Starting date:
November 5, 2018
Posting date:
November 5, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

David Ross extra purified Butane gas in 250 ml and 300 ml containers

Product description

This recall involves the following products bearing the UPC listed below:
Product Volume UPC
David Ross extra purified butane gas 250 ml 008131 003039
David Ross extra purified butane gas 300 ml 061740 110312

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not have proper hazard labelling as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. Improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

As of Oct 17, 2018, the company has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 300 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold between May 2016 and October 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Italy.



Vanpak Limited





David Ross International s.r.l

Via San Bernardino da Siens


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately discontinue use and contact Vanpak Limited for a refund of the items.

For more information, consumers can contact Vanpak Limited at (416) 657-9000 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm ET (Mon-Fri), 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (Sat) and 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.