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Gemini Packaging Ltd recalls Fresh Power All Purpose Cleaner with Bleach

Starting date:
December 18, 2014
Posting date:
December 18, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-42971

Affected products

Fresh Power All Purpose Cleaner with Bleach

Product description

This recall involves Fresh Power All Purpose Cleaner with Bleach that is sold in a clear 650 mL spray container and can be identified by UPC 025013300305.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's auditing process has revealed that Fresh Power All Purpose Cleaner with Bleach does not meet labelling and child-resistant packaging requirements for consumer chemical products under Canadian law.

The consumer product does not have proper hazard labelling and child-resistant packaging required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.  The lack of child-resistant packaging and improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury, or death.

Neither Health Canada nor Gemini Packaging Ltd. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 2100 units of the recalled products were sold at various retail locations in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada between December 2013 and November 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
Gemini Packaging Ltd.
Richmond
British Columbia
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and dispose of it according to Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.

For additional information, consumers may contact the manufacturer by email or by telephone at 1-604-278-3455 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

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.