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Sea Foam Motor Treatment For Gas and Diesel Engines

Starting date:
December 15, 2011
Posting date:
December 15, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Miscellaneous, Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public (GP)
Identification number:

Affected products

Sea Foam Motor Treatment For Gas and Diesel Engines

Product description

This recall involves Sea Foam Motor Treatment for auto, marine, and fleet vehicles. The product comes in 16 Fl oz (1 pt) sized metal containers and can be identified by UPC code 018812000019 and the words "Part No. SF16" appearing above the bar code on the back of the container.

Hazard identified

The products do not have the mandatory labelling required under Canadian law.

This consumer chemical product lacks the applicable hazard symbols and warnings required by the Consumer Chemical and Container Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The lack of appropriate hazard symbols and bilingual warnings on the label could result in unintentional exposure to these products or improper use and lead to serious illness or injury.

Neither Wal-Mart Canada nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 12,346 of the recalled products were sold at Wal-Mart Canada stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2011 to November 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States of America.


Walmart Canada Inc.
Tel: 1-800-328-0402 (Option 3)

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected product purchased at Wal-Mart Canada stores and return the product to Wal-Mart for full refund.