Various MG Chemicals Epoxy Products recalled due to lack of child-resistant packaging
- Starting date:
- October 22, 2020
- Posting date:
- October 22, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Chemical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Various MG Chemicals epoxy products.
The products do not meet applicable child-resistant packaging requirements.
What to do:
Consumers should immediately stop using the products and return any product to the original place of purchase to obtain a refund or safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.
Various MG Chemicals epoxy products
This recall involves 6 MG Chemicals epoxy products, 5 epoxy kits and 1 dual syringe. The epoxy kits are packaged in a box which consists of a 250 mL resin Part-A container and a 125 mL Part-B container. The dual-cartridge syringe is 25 mL.
|Name||Product Code||UPC||Batch Number|
|832B Black Epoxy||832B-375MLCA||779008 832394||19057, 19015, 18169, 18191, 19221G-1|
|832C Translucent Epoxy||832C-375MLCA||779008 832622||18310, 18191, 18036, 18016, 20105A|
|832HT High Temperature Epoxy||832HT-375MLCA||779008 832486||19045, 19015, 16258-1, 16098-1|
|832WC Water Clear Epoxy||832WC-375MLCA||779008 832073||18059|
|834ATH Flame Retardant Epoxy||834ATH-375MLCA||779008 834268||19052|
|8332 Fast Set Epoxy||8332-25ML||779008 833223||17033, 17160, 17272, 17345, 18059, 18152, 18260, 19056, 19114, 19189F, 19268I, 20003B, 20127F|
The recalled products do not meet the child-resistant packaging requirements required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.
Due to the lack of a child-resistant closure, it presents a risk of unintentional exposure, which could lead to serious illness or injury, including death.
As of October 13, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
The company reported that 928 units of the kits and 4085 units of the dual syringes were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected kits were sold from January 2018 to October 2020 and the dual syringes were sold from February 2017 to October 2020.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Canada
MG Chemicals Ltd
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the products and return any product to the original place of purchase for a refund or safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.
For more information, consumers may contact MG Chemicals LTD at 1-800-340-0772, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. from 4:00 p.m. EST 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.