Hoppe's BoreSnake CLP Aerosol recalled due to flammability hazard

Starting date:
February 11, 2020
Posting date:
February 11, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72301

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Hoppe's BoreSnake CLP Aerosol.
  • Issue: Product is classified as very flammable, which is prohibited under the Consumer Chemical and Containers Regulations, 2001.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled products and return the product to their place of purchase for a refund.

Affected products

Hoppe's BoreSnake CLP Aerosol

Product description

This recall involves Hoppe's BoreSnake CLP Aerosol, All-In-One Cleaner, Lubricant & Protectant. The product was sold in a 170 g black aerosol can and may be identified with UPC: 0 26285 00172 3 and model number: HSO6ACN.

Hazard identified

Recent independent lab testing showed that the product is "very flammable". The manufacturing, importation, advertising or sale of a very flammable product is prohibited under the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001.

As of February 3, 2020 the company has received no reports of property damage in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 3,200 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2019 to February 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the USA.

Companies

Distributor
Bushnell Corporation of Canada
140 Great Gulf Drive, Unit B
Vaughan
L4K 5W1
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Chem-Pak, Inc.
242 Corning Way
Martinsburg
West Virginia
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return the product to their place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Hoppe's at (800) 361-5702, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, or visit 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.