Various MG Chemicals Epoxy Products recalled due to lack of child-resistant packaging

Starting date:
October 22, 2020
Posting date:
October 22, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74143

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Various MG Chemicals epoxy products.
  • Issue: The products do not meet applicable child-resistant packaging requirements.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the products and return any product to the original place of purchase to obtain a refund or safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

Affected products

Various MG Chemicals epoxy products

Product description

This recall involves 6 MG Chemicals epoxy products, 5 epoxy kits and 1 dual syringe. The epoxy kits are packaged in a box which consists of a 250 mL resin Part-A container and a 125 mL Part-B container. The dual-cartridge syringe is 25 mL.

The following epoxy kits are affected by the recall:
Name Product Code UPC Batch Number
832B Black Epoxy 832B-375MLCA 779008 832394 19057, 19015, 18169, 18191, 19221G-1
832C Translucent Epoxy 832C-375MLCA 779008 832622 18310, 18191, 18036, 18016, 20105A
832HT High Temperature Epoxy 832HT-375MLCA 779008 832486 19045, 19015, 16258-1, 16098-1
832WC Water Clear Epoxy 832WC-375MLCA 779008 832073 18059
834ATH Flame Retardant Epoxy 834ATH-375MLCA 779008 834268 19052
8332 Fast Set Epoxy 8332-25ML 779008 833223 17033, 17160, 17272, 17345, 18059, 18152, 18260, 19056, 19114, 19189F, 19268I, 20003B, 20127F

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the child-resistant packaging requirements required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Due to the lack of a child-resistant closure, it presents a risk of unintentional exposure, which could lead to serious illness or injury, including death.

As of October 13, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 928 units of the kits and 4085 units of the dual syringes were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected kits were sold from January 2018 to October 2020 and the dual syringes were sold from February 2017 to October 2020. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada

Companies

Manufacturer
MG Chemicals Ltd
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and return any product to the original place of purchase for a refund or safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements. 

For more information, consumers may contact MG Chemicals LTD at 1-800-340-0772, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. from 4:00 p.m. EST or by email.

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.