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Solid Fuel Products

Starting date:
August 11, 2010
Posting date:
August 11, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002377

Affected products

Solid Fuel Products

Product description

This recall involves the following three solid burning fuels. The recalled fuels are used to generate instant clean fire for cooking in various environments and are sold in small metal containers.

"Gold Blaze Solid Fuel" contains methyl alcohol and is distributed by Liquid Packaging Company. The recalled fuel can be identified by the product number 1448 and UPC 794666724065.

"Solid Chafing Dish Fuel NRG value Fuel™" contains methyl alcohol. The recalled fuel can be identified by a blue/white label, the product number 1450, and the UPC 067123145469.

"Diablo 4 Hour Chafing fuel by Dine A Heat®" is a burning fuel that contains diethylene glycol and is distributed by Le-Jo Enterprises Inc. The recalled fuel can be identified by a pink label with the image of the devil on it, the product number 1451, and UPC 052322004006.

The above products have been distributed and sold through numerous companies in Canada.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's auditing process has revealed that the recalled products do not meet labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under Canadian law.

This lack of labelling information, including appropriate warnings, may lead to serious injury or property damage.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

The exact number of the recalled products distributed and sold in Canada is unknown; however, Health Canada is aware of approximately 7,033 units of the recalled fuels being distributed by Jean H. Henlé, one of the distributors of the recalled fuels.

Time period sold

The recalled fuels are known to have been sold by Jean H. Henlé from 2008 to July 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Distributor
Jean H. Henlé (John H. Henle) Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and dispose of them as per Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.