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Expanded recall: Dr. ColorChip recalls Automotive Touch-Up Paint and SealAct Blending Solution
- Starting date:
- July 6, 2015
- Posting date:
- July 6, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Labelling and Packaging
- General Public
- Identification number:
Expansion of May 13, 2015 recall
Dr. ColorChip Automotive Touch-Up Paint and SealAct Blending Solution
This recall involves Dr. ColorChip Automotive Touch-Up Paint (available in 1 oz. and 1.5 oz. clear bottles) and Dr. ColorChip SealAct Blending Solution (available in 1 oz., 2 oz. and 4 oz. plastic bottles) sold as part of 4 different repair kits. The touch-up paint was available in various colours.
|Dr. ColorChip Squirt 'n Squeegee Paint Chip Repair Kit||SNS|
|Dr. ColorChip Road Rash Paint Chip Repair Kit||RR|
|Dr. ColorChip Standard Paint Chip Repair Kit||S|
|Dr. ColorChip Basic Paint Chip Repair Kit||B|
Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the products do not meet labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.
The consumer products do not have proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.
Neither Health Canada nor Dr. ColorChip has received any reports of consumer incidents related to the use of this product.
Approximately 3000 units of the recalled products were sold directly to consumers through online sales.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold in Canada between January 2007 and November 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the United States.
Dr. ColorChip Corporation
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and dispose of them according to Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines. Consumers may contact the manufacturer by email or by telephone at 1-866-372-2548 for more information about the recall.
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.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.
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