EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic 2:1 and UVPoxy recalled due to lack of hazard information and child-resistant packaging

Starting date:
April 14, 2020
Posting date:
April 14, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72657

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic 2:1 and EcoPoxy UVPoxy.
  • Issue: The product 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 EcoPoxy for a replacement label and child-resistant closure.

Affected products

EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic Kit 2:1 Hardener - Part B (sold separately)
EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic 2:1 (including Hardener)
EcoPoxy UVPoxy Kit Hardener- Part B (sold separately)
EcoPoxy UVPoxy Kit (including Hardener)

Product description

This recall involves EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic 2:1 Hardener - Part B (sold separately or as part of the EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic Kit 2:1) and EcoPoxy UVPoxy Hardener - Part B (sold separately or as part of the EcoPoxy UVPoxy Kit).

Recalled products:
Name Product Code UPC
EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic Kit 2:1 Hardener - Part B EPLPH10 628199902266
EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic Kit 2:1  EPLPK20 628199908718
EcoPoxy UVPoxy Kit Hardener - Part B EPUVH10 628199901078
EcoPoxy UVPoxy Kit EPUVK20 628199905854

 

Hazard identified

The recalled product does not meet the labelling and child-resistant packaging 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 April 7, 2020, EcoPoxy has received 1 report of incident in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 50,000 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2017 to March 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
EcoPoxy Inc.
Morris
Manitoba
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact EcoPoxy for a replacement label and child-resistant closure.

For more information, consumers may contact EcoPoxy at 1-855-326-7699, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT, by e-mail 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.