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Fiskars Canada recalls Fiskars Pigment Ink Cartridge - Pink (291C)

Starting date:
August 19, 2014
Posting date:
August 19, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-41095

Affected products

Fiskars Pigment Ink Cartridge - Pink (291C)

Product description

This recall involves the Fiskars Pigment Ink Cartridge - Pink (291C) used in the Continuous Stamp Wheel products. Only the pink cartridge is affected and not the stamping wheel.  This does not affect any of Fiskars other ink cartridge colours.

The cartridge is labelled with FISKARS® Pink / Rose on one side and cartridge insertion instructions (Snap in place and remove lid and Rotate towards wheel) with pictorials on the other side. The Fiskars Model number is 01-005697 and the UPC is 020335037908. The Walmart Item number is 30333538.

Hazard identified

Health Canada and Fiskars Canada have established that this chemical product is not packaged in a child-resistant container and is also missing hazard labelling. Under Canadian law, this product must be packaged and labelled appropriately as it is classified as both toxic and corrosive. The lack of child-resistant packaging and labelling could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illnesses, injuries, or death.

Neither Health Canada, nor Fiskars Canada have received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 1,500 of the recalled product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold from May, 2012 to June, 2014 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Fiskars Canada Inc.
Markham
Ontario
CANADA
Retailer
Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
Mississauga
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled colour ink cartridge and return it to Wal-Mart for exchange of a different Fiskars colour ink cartridge or reimbursement.

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.