VaperBC recalls 100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine
- Starting date:
- November 21, 2018
- Posting date:
- November 21, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Specialized Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Poisoning Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
VaperBC 100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine vaping e-liquids.
The recall involves VaperBC vaping e-liquids. The products are sold with 100 mg of nicotine per mL for diluting and mixing. The nicotine is mixed with a base of either Polyethylene Glycol (PG), Vegetable Glycerin (VG) or 50% VG + 50% PG. These products are packaged in polypropylene child resistant containers of various sizes.
|Name||Product Code||Available Bottle Sizes|
|100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine, PG Base||100PGNIC||60 ml, 120 ml, 240 ml|
|100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine, VG Base||100VGNIC||60 ml, 120 ml, 240 ml|
|100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine, 50% VG and 50% PG||100BGPGNIC||60 ml, 120 ml, 240 ml|
These vaping products do not meet requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (CCCR, 2001) under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.
Vaping liquids containing equal to or more than 66 mg/g nicotine meet the classification of "very toxic" under the CCCR, 2001 and are prohibited from being manufactured, imported, advertised, or sold in Canada.
Vaping liquids containing nicotine may pose a poisoning hazard if ingested. Improper packaging and labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.
As of November 19, 2018 the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 23 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
In Canada, the affected products were sold from May 2018 to October 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Canada.
What you should do
Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled products and properly dispose of the product according to municipal waste guidelines.
For more information, consumers may contact VaperBC by telephone at 1-604-308-4285 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST or 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.