Dollarama recalls galvanized metal buckets

Starting date:
August 28, 2014
Posting date:
August 28, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Laceration Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Galvanized metal buckets with handle

Product description

This recall involves galvanized metal buckets with handles with the item number 3009097 and the universal product code (UPC) 667888049578. The item number appears on the product label.

Hazard identified

The buckets may have sharp edges on the rim and handle that can cause cuts or lacerations.

Two incidents involving cuts to hands have been reported to Health Canada and Dollarama.

Number sold

Approximately 558,288 buckets were distributed to Dollarama stores across Canada.  The number of buckets sold to consumers is unknown.

Time period sold

The recalled buckets were distributed from June 2009 to July 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Purple East (Hong Kong) Co.
Hong Kong
Dollarama L.P./S.E.C.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the galvanized buckets with handles and return them to the store to obtain a refund (no receipts are required).

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama online through the “Contact Us” link at Dollarama's website or by phone at 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000, at any time. (Please leave a message in the voice mailbox message).

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.