Various Yamabond chemical products recalled due to lack of bilingual labelling and hazard information

Starting date:
May 27, 2020
Posting date:
May 27, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73173

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Various Yamabond chemical products.
  • Issue: The products lack Canadian bilingual labelling and hazard information.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the products and safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements or return products to Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. authorized dealers.

Affected products

Various Yamabond chemical products

Product description

This recall involves 6 Yamabond chemical products that can be identified by the names and part numbers in the table below.

Recalled products:
Product Name and Description Part Number
Yamabond 5 Adhesive- 71g (2.5oz) ACC-YAMAB-ON-D5
Yamabond 4 Motorsport Adhesive- 125g (2.9oz) ACC-BOND4-MC-00
Yamabond 7 Adhesive- 10g (0.35oz) ACC-YAMAB-ON-D7
Yamabond 4 Marine Adhesive- 102g (3oz) ACC-BOND4-MA-00
Yamabond 1386 Adhesive- 10mL ACC-YAMBD-13-86
Yamabond 6B Adhesive- 100g (3.5oz) ACC-YAMAB-ND-6B

Hazard identified

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

Yamabond 5 and Yamabond 7 products pose a risk of flammability and Yamabond 6B product is combustible. The lack of appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness or injury.

As of May 11, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 9,069 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July 2010 to April 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Distributor
Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd.
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
ThreeBond International Inc.
West Chester
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and safely dispose of the products in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements or return any unopened products to authorized Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. dealers.

For more information, consumers may contact Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. customer service at 416-498-1911 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST), by email: yamahacustomerrelations@yamaha-motor.ca 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.