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Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel

Starting date:
July 3, 2013
Posting date:
July 3, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel

Product description

This recall involves the Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel. The product is used to generate instant clean fire for cooking in various environments. The product contains methyl alcohol and is sold in small metal containers as a single unit and as pack of 12. The products can be identified by the UPC 685100178004 for the single unit and UPC 685100174778 for the pack of 12.

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the labelling requirements for Consumer Chemical Products under Canadian Law.

The lack of labelling information, including appropriate warnings, may lead to serious injury or property damage.

Neither Health Canada, Party City, or the Manufacturer has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

30,935 units of Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel were sold in Canada.

4,944 units of Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel 12 pack were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

Products were sold in Canada from February 2012 to May 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.


FancyHeat Corp.
New Jersey
Party City Canada

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products.

Products can be returned to Party City retail stores for a refund or the products can be disposed of by following Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.