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Crown Chemical Products Inc., Kem Krest Canada ULC and General Motors of Canada Limited recall AC Delco White Wall Tire Cleaner

Starting date:
November 1, 2013
Posting date:
November 1, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

AC Delco White Wall Tire Cleaner

Product description

This recall involves AC Delco White Wall Tire Cleaner that is sold in a white 455 mL pump top bottle and can be identified by UPC 02162555648.

The product label is blue, white and red and displays the AC Delco trademark and also carries the toxic and corrosive hazard symbols at the bottom.  The product number on the front of the label is “1 #10952039”.

The affected product is distributed by Kem Krest Canada ULC and is shipped to General Motors dealers.

Hazard identified

Health Canada has established that this chemical product is not packaged in a child-resistant container. Under Canadian law, this product must be packaged in a child-resistant container as it is classified as both toxic and corrosive. The lack of child-resistant packaging could result in unintentional exposure to this product and lead to serious illnesses, injuries, or death.

Neither Health Canada, nor Crown Chemical Products Inc. nor Kem Krest Canada ULC nor General Motors of Canada Limited has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

37,605 bottles were sold to various General Motors dealers in Canada and may have been sold to consumers.

Time period sold

AC Delco White Wall Tire Cleaner was distributed by Kem Krest Canada ULC between April 2005 and September 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.


Crown Chemical Products Inc.
Kem Krest Canada ULC
General Motors of Canada Ltd.

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What you should do

Retail consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  For more information, consumers may contact their local GM Dealership.

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.