Consumer product recall

World Famous Sales of Canada Inc. recalls UVX 1 and UVX 2 Waterproofing Protector

Starting date:
December 12, 2013
Posting date:
December 12, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37135

Affected products

World Famous UVX 1 and UVX 2 Waterproofing Protector

Product description

This recall involves the World Famous UVX 1 and UVX 2 waterproofing protector sold in a 946 ml can. The recalled products can be identified by item number 066 and UPC 069808000667 or item number 062 and UPC 069808000629. UVX 1 Waterproofing Protector is for nylon and synthetic fabrics and UVX 2 Waterproofing Protector is for most canvas products. Both products display the World Famous trademark on the top left corner of the front label. The item number is located on the top right corner of the front label.

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not have the mandatory labelling for consumer chemical products under Canadian Law.

These consumer chemical products do not have the proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.  Improper labelling information may lead to serious injuries.

Neither Health Canada, nor World Famous Sales of Canada Inc. has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 4,225 units of UVX 1 Waterproofing Protector were sold in Canada.

Approximately 7,505 units of UVX 2 Waterproofing Protector were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2012 to December 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer

K-G Spray-Pack Inc.

Vaughan

Ontario

CANADA

Distributor

World Famous Sales of Canada Inc.

Concord

Ontario

CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product.  Products can be returned to the store where they were purchased either for a refund or exchange for a replacement product with the correct label.

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.