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SamaN recalls LEGEND protective Tung oil

Starting date:
June 7, 2016
Posting date:
June 7, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

LEGEND protective Tung oil

Product description

This recall involves LEGEND protective Tung Oil, 946 ml size, code TOH.

The product was sold in the following colours:
Size Colour
946 ml Natural
Light walnut
Medium walnut
Dark walnut
Country white
Barn wood
Snowy white

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under the Consumer Chemical and Container Regulations, 2001, made under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The products do not have the symbols and warnings that are required to be placed on the containers of consumer chemical products. The lack of the required warnings could lead to improper use of the product and present a flammability hazard leading to serious injury or fire. The product is classified as spontaneously combustible and a rag with the product on it can catch fire on its own, with no outward flame source.

Health Canada has received one report of a consumer incident related to the use of this product. No injuries have been reported.

SamaN has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 13,147 units of the protective Tung oil have been sold in hardware stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from March 2015 to May 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Quebec, Canada.



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact SamaN to obtain a compliant label. When applying the product, consumers should properly dispose of used rags.

For more information, consumers may contact SamaN at 1-800-692-3662.

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.