ARMOR COAT and HOMEBOND Epoxy products recalled due to improper labelling and lack of child-resistant packaging

Starting date:
April 12, 2021
Posting date:
April 12, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75345

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Various ARMOR COAT and HOMEBOND Epoxy Products.
  • Issue: The products do not meet the labelling requirements and the applicable child-resistant packaging requirements.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the products, keep them out of the reach of children and return any product to obtain a refund, or safely dispose of them.

Affected products

ARMOR COAT: Quick Setting Epoxy Adhesive
HOMEBOND: Quick Setting 5 Minute Epoxy, Quick Setting 90 Second Extra Fast Setting Epoxy, 5 Minute Quick Setting Epoxy for Metal and 4 hour Super Strength Epoxy

Product description

This recall involves ARMOR COAT Quick Setting Epoxy Adhesive in a dual-cartridge 28.4 mL red syringe in black, white and yellow packaging. The back card contains the model number, UPC and a Trileaf Distribution logo.

This recall also involves HOMEBOND Quick Setting 5 minute Epoxy, HOMEBOND Quick Setting 90 Second Extra Fast Setting Epoxy, HOMEBOND 5 Minute Quick Setting Epoxy for Metal and HOMEBOND 4 hour Super Strength Epoxy. The affected products are the dual-cartridge 28.4 mL red, black or blue syringes in red, yellow, blue and /or grey packaging.

The back card contains the model number, UPC and the Home Hardware Stores St. Jacob, Ontario distribution logo.

The products are two-part adhesives consisting of an epoxy resin and a hardener.

Recalled products:
Name Code UPC (back of blister card)
ARMOR COAT - Quick Setting Epoxy Adhesive (28.4ml Syringe) 067-14424 068811340005
HOMEBOND - Quick Setting 5 Minute Epoxy (28.4ml Syringe) 2040142 822733230529
HOMEBOND - Quick Setting 90 Second Extra Fast Setting Epoxy (28.4ml Syringe) 2040106 400020401069
HOMEBOND - 5 Minute Quick Setting Epoxy for Metal (28.4ml Syringe) 2040179 400020401793
HOMEBOND - 4 hour Super Strength Epoxy (28.4ml Syringe) 2040151 822733230550

Hazard identified

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

The lack of child-resistant packaging and appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the products and lead to serious illness or injury, including death.

As of March 29th, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 90,228 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2020 to January 2021. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
HOMEBOND was distributed by Home Hardware
St-Jacobs
CANADA
Distributor
ARMOR COAT was distributed by Canadian Tire
Toronto
CANADA
Manufacturer
Fort International (98951 Canada Inc.)
St Laurent
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products, keep them out of the reach of children and return any product to obtain a refund, or safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

Consumer Support can contact Fort International either by email at info@fort-international.com or by toll free number 1-844-332-3553.

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.