Industrial Plastics & Paints Ltd recalls Hammerite® Rust Cap® Hammered Enamel Finish

Starting date:
January 27, 2016
Posting date:
January 27, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Hammerite® Rust Cap® Hammered Enamel Finish

Product description

This recall involves Hammerite® Rust Cap® Hammered Enamel Finish a self-priming, rust preventive coating.  The affected product was sold in different container types: 946 mL (quart can), 3.8 L (gallon can) and aerosol and are listed below:

Product Name UPC Code
Hammered Black Brush Grade Enamel 51652431407
Hammered Black Aerosol Metal Finish 51652411409
Hammered Gold Brush Grade Enamel Finish 51652431704
Hammered Gold Aerosol Enamel Finish 51652411706
Hammered Gray Brush Grade Enamel Finish 51652431452
Hammered Gray Aerosol Enamel Finish 51652411454
Hammered Light Blue Brush Enamel Finish 51652431452
Hammered Light Blue Aerosol Enamel Finish 51652411508
Hammered Mid Green Brush Grade Enamel Finish 51652431759
Hammered Mid Green Aerosol Enamel Finish 51652411751
Hammered Silver Gray Brush Grade Enamel Finish 51652431056
Hammered Silver Gray Aerosol Enamel Finish 51652411058


Hazard identified

Health Canada’s inspection process has revealed that the products do not meet labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under Canadian law.

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 Industrial Plastics & Paints Ltd has received any reports of consumer incidents related to the use of this product.

Number sold

42 units of the recalled products were sold in various retail stores in British Columbia and Alberta.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada from 2011 to 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.


Masterchem Industries
Industrial Plastic & Paints Ltd
British Columbia

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recall product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Industrial Plastic & Paints toll-free at 1-800-667-1757 ext. 112 between 9 a.m and 5 p.m PST from Monday to Friday or visit the 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.

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.