Nutrilife Plant Products recalls 4L (1 Gallon) Bottles of H202 (hydrogen peroxide) Liquid 29% Oxidizer

Starting date:
August 23, 2017
Posting date:
August 23, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64294

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Nutrilife Plant Products

Affected products

4L (1 Gallon) volume bottles of Nutrilife Plant Product H202 Liquid 29% Oxidizer

Product description

The product is H202 (hydrogen peroxide) liquid which acts as an oxidizing agent for plants. The bottles are 4L (1 Gallon) volume and white with a blue/green label. The affected product has a venting cap with indented lettering.

Hazard identified

An incorrect venting cap with indented lettering was used on 4L (1 gallon) bottles of H202 (hydrogen peroxide) 29%. When the contents overheat and the cap does not vent properly, the container can swell and rupture . The potential  rupturing of the container poses a burn hazard to bystanders to any exposed skin, face or eyes, as well as a fire hazard to property.

As of July 31, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injury in Canada. In the United States, the company has received one report of a fire with minor property damage and no reports of injury.

Number sold

Approximately 3,500 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 11,800 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The product was sold from November 2016 to July 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
Nutrilife Plant Products
Langley
British Columbia
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bottles of hydrogen peroxide Consumers should contact Nutrilife for safe handling instructions and to receive a free replacement bottle cap or for instructions on how to destroy the bottles and receive a full refund.

For more information about the recall, consumers can contact Nutrilife toll-free at 877-533-9572 (ask for Kelly) anytime, direct at 604-996-6609 or 250-300-9455 (ask for Lawrence) by email or online, click on "H202 Urgent Recall Notice" for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

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.