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
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
- 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.
Hoppe's BoreSnake CLP Aerosol
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.
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.
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.
Bushnell Corporation of Canada
140 Great Gulf Drive, Unit B
242 Corning Way
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.
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