U.S Versions of CHEM C1000 and Glowing Chemistry Science Education Sets recalled due to lack of bilingual warning statement labels

Starting date:
January 18, 2021
Posting date:
January 18, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74789

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: CHEM C1000 and Glowing Chemistry Science Education Sets.
  • Issue: The products lacks Canadian bilingual warning statement labels.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the CHEM C1000 and Glowing Chemistry science education sets and contact the place of purchase for a refund or dispose of the product.

Affected products

CHEM C1000 and Glowing Chemistry Science Education Sets

Product description

The recall affects selected Science Education Sets under the Thames & Kosmos brand.

The affected science education sets are called CHEM C1000 and Glowing Chemistry. All U.S. version production codes sold in Canada are recalled.

For the affected units of the CHEM C1000 set, the product number is 640118 and UPC is 814743010246. For the affected units of the Glowing Chemistry set, the affected product number is 644895 and UPC 814743010970.

Please Note that Canadian versions of the C1000, bearing bilingual packaging and required warning statements are not included in this recall.

Hazard identified

The CHEM C1000 and Glowing Chemistry science education sets contain chemicals and have been sold in Canada without the required bilingual safety warning statements and labels. These labels direct the user to important safety information regarding use of the chemicals provided with the product and communicate recommended age suitability for use of the products.

As of December 24, 2020, the company has received no report(s) of incidents or injuries in Canada or elsewhere.

Number sold

Approximately 62 kits of CHEM C1000 and 3 kits of Glowing Chemistry products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2020 to August 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Germany

Companies

Distributor
Phase 3
Toronto
M8Z 1K2
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Thames and Kosmos
Providence Rhode Island
02903
Massachusetts
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using CHEM C1000 and Glowing Chemistry Science Experiment Kits and contact the place of purchase for a refund or dispose of the product according to municipal hazardous waste guidelines.

For more information consumers may contact Phase 3 at 1-888-848-8807 or 416-576-2460, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm 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.