Citadel Super Glue products recalled due to lack of hazard information and child-resistant packaging

Starting date:
February 7, 2020
Posting date:
February 7, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard, Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72283

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Citadel Super Glue products.
  • Issue: The Super Glue is missing hazard information on the label and is not packaged in a child-resistant container.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product, contact the company for a refund (before disposal) and then safely dispose in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

Affected products

Citadel Super Glue products

Product description

This recall involves two models of the Citadel Super Glue Thin and one model of the Super Glue Thick. The products were sold in opaque 5 g (0.17 fl. oz.) plastic bottles. The products can be identified by the codes in the table below. Note that there are no codes on the label for the most recent model of Citadel Super Glue Thin (black label) so consumers should consult the product image to help identify this product.

Recalled products:
Name Sales Code Long Code Bar Code
Citadel Super Glue Thin (black label) Please refer to image. Please refer to image. Please refer to image.
Citadel Super Glue Thin (white label) 66-52-12 12219999016 5011921016433
Citadel Super Glue Thick 65-51-12 12219999014 5011921016419

 

Hazard identified

The recalled product does not meet the labelling and child-resistant packaging requirements for quick skin-bonding adhesives required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

This type of glue is capable of bonding skin instantly. The lack of child-resistant packaging could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness or injury.

As of January 30th, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 34,900 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2011 to January 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United Kingdom.

Companies

Manufacturer
Games Workshop
Nottingham,England
UNITED KINGDOM

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product, contact the company for a refund (before disposal) and then safely dispose in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

For more information, consumers may contact Games Workshop Customer Service at 1-800-394-4263, Monday to Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST, by email or by visiting the company'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.