MSR 50th Anniversary Fuel Bottle recalled due to missing bilingual labelling

Starting date:
August 7, 2019
Posting date:
August 7, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70377

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: MSR 50th Anniversary Fuel Bottles.
  • Issue: The product lacks bilingual warnings and hazard information.
  • What to do: Discontinue using the bottle and return it for a free replacement.

Affected products

MSR 50th Anniversary Fuel Bottle

Product description

The MSR 50th anniversary fuel bottle is white with predominantly blue writing with some black writing. It has a capacity of 600ml. The UPC is 040818130285.

The bottles were given away free with the purchase of one of five qualifying MSR liquid fuel stoves.

Hazard identified

The recalled product does not meet the labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under the Consumer Chemical and Container Regulations, 2001.

The product lacks the bilingual warnings and hazard information required for flammable products sold in Canada. These omissions could present a significant risk that may result in serious harm.

As of August 1, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports or injury.

Number sold

Approximately 138 units of the affected product were given away in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were given away in June 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Mountain Equipment Co-op
Vancouver
British Columbia
CANADA
Distributor
Les Agences Benoit Corriveau, Inc.
Laval
Quebec
CANADA
Distributor
Canada West Sports Agencies
Calgary
Alberta
CANADA
Distributor
CarpeDiem Marketing Concepts, Ltd.
Victoria
British Columbia
CANADA
Distributor
Outside Group, Ltd.
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Importer
Cascade Designs (Mountain Safety Research)
Seattle
Washington
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should return the bottle to a MEC location for a free replacement.

For more information, consumers can contact MEC at 1-888-847-0770 Monday to Friday, 7am to 8pm PST, Saturday and Sunday, 7am to 6pm PST.

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.