Consumer product recall

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:

Affected products

VaperBC 100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine vaping e-liquids.

Product description

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.

The following products are included in the recall:
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


Hazard identified

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.

Number sold

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.





British Columbia


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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.