Envirotex Lite 1.89 L and 3.78 L recalled due to lack of bilingual labelling, hazard information and child-resistant packaging

Starting date:
October 7, 2019
Posting date:
October 7, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71179

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Envirotex Lite 1.89 L and 3.78 L.
  • Issue: The products lack Canadian bilingual labelling, hazard information and child-resistant packaging.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Michaels for a refund.

Affected products

Envirotex Lite 1.89 L and 3.78 L

Product description

This recall involves Envirotex kits sold in plastic bottles overwrapped with clear plastic to Canadian consumers. UPC can be found under the product on the kit label.

The following products are affected:
Description Product Code Size UPC
Envirotex Lite 1.89 L Kit 614973 1.89 L 00033331020645
Envirotex Lite 3.78 L Kit 614975 3.78 L 00033331021284

 

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the packaging and labelling requirements for consumer chemical products required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The lack of child-resistant packaging and labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

As of September 30, 2019 the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injury.

Number sold

Approximately 274 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in September 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Distributor
Michaels Stores, Inc.
Irving
Texas
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Environmental Technology, Inc.
Fields Landing
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Michaels for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Michaels by calling 1 800-642-4235 (MICHAELS) Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time. Customers may select English or French. Customers may also visit the company's website and select the "Contact Us" option under Customer Service to submit an email to Michaels for assistance.

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.