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Mountain Equipment Coop recalls FilZer Lube Products

Starting date:
January 12, 2017
Posting date:
January 12, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Chemical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

FilZer Dry Chain Lube, Wet Chain Lube, Hippy Lube, DOT 4 Disc Brake Fluid and DOT 5.1 Disc Brake Fluid

Product description

This recall involves FilZer Lube products for bicycles. 

The products can be identified by the following:
MEC Style Product UPC Size
5028-393 FilZer Dry Chain Lube 819261002032 180 ml / 6 oz
5028-394 FilZer Wet Chain Lube 819261002049 180 ml / 6 oz
5028-392 FilZer Hippy Chain Lube 819261002056 180 ml / 6 oz
5041-109 FilZer DOT 4 Disc Brake Fluid 819261002834 120 ml / 4 oz.
5041-110 FilZer DOT 4 Disc Brake Fluid 819261002827 1 litre
5041-111 FilZer DOT 5.1 Disc Brake Fluid 819261002858 120 ml / 4 oz.
5041-112 FilZer DOT 5.1 Disc Brake Fluid 819261002841 1 litre


Hazard identified

Health Canada’s inspection program found the recalled products are not provided with the required child-resistant closures and do not have proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (CCCR, 2001) under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).

The lack of required warnings and lack of child-resistant closures could lead to improper use or storage of the product and present a risk of injury to consumers.

As of January 4, 2017, the company has received no report of incidents in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 33,650 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada from February 2012 to January 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States


British Columbia
Prudent Enviro Products, Inc.
North Carolina

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and dispose of them according to Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.

For more information, consumers may contact Mountain Equipment Coop Service Centre at 1-888-847-0770 on Monday to Friday from 6:00AM to 9:00PM, PST, on Saturday from 6:00am to 7:00pm, PST, on Sunday from 7:00am to 6:00pm, PST, or by  e-mail.

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.