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Recall of U.S. Versions of Plasti-Dip® Coating Products

Starting date:
January 28, 2014
Posting date:
January 28, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37447

Affected products

All U.S. versions of Plasti-dip Spray in Aerosol Cans, Create Your Color kits, and in larger formats sold by gallons quantities.

Product description

Plasti-Dip is a rubbery protective coating that can be used in a wide range of industrial applications and applies easily by dipping, brushing or spraying.  Plasti-Dip® Spray is available in 11 oz. aerosol cans, 1 and 5 gallon containers, and in “Create Your Color” kits, which are 22 oz cans of Clear Plasti-Dip® rubber coating with five specially formulated tints for the consumer to create their own colors.

The following Plasti Dip® aerosol cans are subject to this recall:

  • Plasti-Dip Black,
  • Plasti-Dip Blaze,
  • Plasti-Dip Camo,
  • Plasti-Dip Enhancers,
  • Plasti-Dip Glossifier,
  • Plasti-Dip Metalizer,
  • Plasti-Dip Pearlizer,
  • Plasti-Dip Primer,
  • Plasti-Dip Smoke.

The following larger formats of Plasti Dip® are subject to this recall:

  • Rubber Dip Spray in 1 and 5 gallons sizes,
  • 2 Gallon Bundle 1 Color Rubber Dip Spray,
  • Professional Large Car / Extra Coverage Kit in 4 gallons sizes.

Canadian labelled versions of the Plasti-Dip products, sold through Paisley Products, the Canadian distributor of Plasti-Dip products, are NOT affected by this recall.

Hazard identified

These consumer chemical products do not have the proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemical and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. Improper labelling information may lead to serious injuries.

Neither Health Canada nor Paisley Products have received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

An unknown number of the recalled products were sold in retail stores and online sources across Canada.

Time period sold

These products have been sold in Canada for at least five years.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Retailer
Various importers, retailers and online sources

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the products and contact your original place of purchase for any additional information.  Consumers who cannot or who do not wish to contact the original place of purchase should dispose of the recalled products as per Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.  Alternatively, consumers may wish to contact the Canadian distributor of Plasti-Dip products for an exchange:

Paisley Products of Canada Incorporated
40 Upton Road
Toronto, Ontario
Canada   M1L 2B9
Tel. 1-416-751-3700 (1-416-PAISLEY)
Fax. 1-416-751-3882
email  
firm's 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.