Olympic Premium Stain Stripper recalled due to container damage

Starting date:
June 7, 2019
Posting date:
June 7, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging, Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70143

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Olympic Premium Stain Stripper (3.78L)
  • Issue: The container may crack resulting in leaking corrosive product.
  • What to do: Immediately inspect the container for signs of damage. If damaged, stop use, store safely and contact PPG.

Affected products

Olympic Premium Stain Stripper

Product description

This recall involves Olympic Premium Stain Stripper packaged in a 3.78L container with a model number 52102 and a UPC 715195210218.

Hazard identified

If the container is not handled with care, it may rupture or crack, causing the Olympic Stain Stripper container to leak. If the container is compromised and the contents leak, the Olympic Stain Stripper can, upon contact, result in injury and/or property damage, due to its corrosive properties.

As of May 30, 2019, the company has received no reports of property damage in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 32,768 units of the product were sold in Canada. PPG’s investigation indicates only a limited number of products have been affected by rough handling.

Time period sold

The products were sold from January 2016 to May 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Distributor
PPG Architectural Coatings Canada, Inc.
4 Kenwiew Blvd.
Brampton
L6T 5E4
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately inspect the container for any signs of damage (e.g. dents, punctures, cracks, splits in the container body resulting in product leaking on the outside of the container). If no damage is visible, containers may remain in use, following all safety and application instructions. No further action is necessary.

If there are signs of damage, immediately stop use and place the leaking container in plastic pail with secure lid and store in a location not accessible by children. Call PPG Architectural Coating Canada Inc. to obtain instructions – do not attempt to transport the leaking product back to a retail location.

For more information about the recall, consumers can contact PPG Architectural Coating Canada Inc. toll free at 1-866-660-2220. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm EST, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm EST.

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.