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Chemtec Chemicals recalls Iron Remover

Starting date:
February 13, 2015
Posting date:
February 13, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Iron Remover

Product description

This recall involves Iron-Remover cleaning product sold in a white 454g container, UPC 06300900004.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's auditing process has revealed that the product 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 Chemtec Chemicals has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 2,964 units of the affected product were sold at retail locations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold between January 2011 and December 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.


Chemtec Chemicals

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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 Chemtec Chemicals at 1-306-543-1788 or email or via Chemtec Chemicals website.

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.