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Kem Krest Canada ULC and General Motors of Canada Limited recall AC Delco Bug Remover

Starting date:
November 1, 2013
Posting date:
November 1, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-36547

Affected products

AC Delco Bug Remover

Product description

This recall involves the AC Delco Bug Remover that is sold in a 473 mL pump top bottle and can be identified by UPC 021625656984.  The product label is blue and red and displays the AC Delco trademark and also carries the toxic hazard symbol at the bottom.  The product number on the front of the label is “1 #89020339”.  The affected product is imported 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 as required under Canadian law.

The recalled product is toxic and must therefore be sold in a child-resistant container.  The lack of child-resistant packaging could result in unintentional exposure to this product and lead to serious illnesses or injuries. 

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

Number sold

Approximately 27,561 units of the recalled products were sold to various General Motors dealers in Canada and may have been sold to consumers.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from December 2005 to August 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in USA.

Companies

Importer
Kem Krest Canada ULC
Oakville
Ontario
CANADA
Retailer
General Motors of Canada Ltd.
Oshawa
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the product 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.