First Choice Vapor recalls Unflavoured 100 mg Nicotine Base E-Liquids

Starting date:
November 9, 2018
Posting date:
November 9, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Specialized Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Poisoning Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68242

Affected products

First Choice Vapor Unflavoured 100 mg Nicotine Base vaping e-liquids.

Product description

This recall involves First Choice Vapor vaping e-liquids. The products are sold with 100 mg of nicotine per mL for diluting and mixing. The nicotine is mixed with a base of either Polyethylene Glycol (PG), Vegetable Glycerin (VG) or 50% VG + 50% PG. These products are packaged in polypropylene child resistant containers of various sizes.

The following products are included in the recall:
Name Product Code Available Bottle Sizes
Unflavoured 100 mg Nicotine/PG Base 100NICPG 120 mL, 250 mL, 500 mL, 1000 mL
Unflavoured 100 mg Nicotine/VG Base VGNIC100 120 mL, 250 mL, 500 mL, 1000 mL
Unflavoured 100 mg Nicotine/50% VG and 50% PG Base 100MG-50-50-BASE 120 mL, 250 mL, 500 mL, 1000 mL

 

Hazard identified

These vaping products do not meet requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (CCCR, 2001) under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Vaping liquids containing equal to or more than 66 mg/g nicotine meet the classification of "very toxic" under the CCCR, 2001 and are prohibited from being manufactured, imported, advertised, or sold in Canada.

Vaping liquids containing nicotine may pose a poisoning hazard if ingested. Improper packaging and labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

As of October 29, 2018 the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 38 units of the recalled products were sold online in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled vaping products were sold from May 2018 to October 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
First Choice Vapor
Salmon Arm
British Columbia
CANADA
http://www.firstchoicevapor.ca

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and properly dispose of the product according to municipal waste guidelines.

For more information, consumers may contact First Choice Vapor by telephone at 1-250-449-5462 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. PST, or by email.

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.