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Dr. ColorChip recalls Automotive Touch Up Paint

Starting date:
May 13, 2015
Posting date:
May 13, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-53329

Affected products

Dr. ColorChip Automotive Touch-Up Paint

Product description

This recall involves Dr. ColorChip Automotive Touch-Up Paint sold both separately and as part of  4 different repair kits. The touch-up paint was available in various colours and came in 1 oz. and 1.5 oz. clear bottles.

The repair kits have the following SKUs:
Product Name SKU
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

 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's auditing process has revealed that the product does not meet labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The consumer product does 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 or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 3000 units of the recalled product were sold directly to consumers through online sales.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold in Canada between January 2007 and November 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Dr. ColorChip Corporation
Lake Park
Florida
UNITED STATES

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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.  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.