Consumer product recall

Various Gamblin Artists' Materials recalled due to incorrect labelling and hazard information

Starting date:
April 17, 2020
Posting date:
April 17, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72769

Last updated: 2020-04-17

Summary

  • Product:
    Various Gamblin Artists' Materials.
  • Issue:
    The products lack correct labelling and hazard information.
  • What to do:
    Immediately stop using the products and safely dispose of them in accordance with municipal waste requirements or return the products to the place of purchase to obtain a refund.

Affected products

Various Gamblin' Artists Materials

Product description

This recall involves various Gamblin Artists' Materials in various sizes. The product UPC can be found on the back of the label.

Products that have the hazard symbols on the front label are not part of the recall. 

The following products are affected by the recall:
Product UPC
GAMSOL 4.2 fl oz  729911000946
GAMSOL 16.9 fl oz  729911000908
GAMSOL 33.8 fl oz 729911000922
GAMSOL 128 fl oz 729911000991
GAMVAR GLOSS 4.2 fl oz  729911000540
GAMVAR GLOSS 8.5 fl oz 729911005163
GAMVAR GLOSS 16.9 fl oz  729911000588
GAMVAR SATIN 4.2 fl oz  729911000649
GAMVAR SATIN 8.5 fl oz 729911000687
GAMVAR SATIN 16.9 fl oz  729911006160
GAMVAR MATTE 4.2 fl oz  729911000748
GAMVAR MATTE 8.5 fl oz 729911000786
GAMVAR MATTE 16.9 fl oz  729911007167
GAMBLIN MEDIUMS SET 729911010051
GALKYD SLOW DRY 4.2 fl oz  729911025048
GALKYD SLOW DRY 8.5 fl oz 729911025086
GALKYD SLOW DRY 16.9 fl oz  729911025161
COLD PRESSED LINSEED OIL 8.5 fl oz 729911070086
REFINED LINSEED OIL 4.2 fl oz  729911060049
REFINED LINSEED OIL 8.5 fl oz 729911060087
REFINED LINSSED OIL 16.9 fl oz  729911060162
REFINED LINSEED OIL 33.8 fl oz 729911060322
STAND OIL 8.5 fl oz 729911080085
POPPY OIL 8.5 fl oz 729911080887
SAFFLOWER OIL 4.2 fl oz  729911090046
SAFFLOWER OIL 8.5 fl oz 729911090084
SAFFLOWER OIL 16.9 fl oz  729911090169

 

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the labelling requirements for consumer chemical products required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. Products that have the hazard symbols on the front label are not part of the recall.

The lack of labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

As of April 6, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 5400 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from 2017 to December 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer

Gamblin Artists' Colors

Portland

UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and safely dispose of them in accordance with municipal waste requirements or return the products to the place of purchase to obtain a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Gamblin Artists' Colors at 1-503-235-1945 Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

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.