Bio-Groom Magic Black recalled due to lack of appropriate labelling and hazard information

Starting date:
June 11, 2021
Posting date:
June 11, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75795

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Bio-groom Magic Black.
  • Issue: Product lacks appropriate labelling and hazard information.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and dispose of the product in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

Affected products

Bio-Groom Magic Black

Product description

This recall involves Bio-groom Magic Black, a dog and cat color enhancer grooming product packaged in a white 5 oz (142 g) aerosol container, and can be identified by UPC 021653519084.

Hazard identified

The recalled product does not have proper hazard labelling as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The product poses an aspiration hazard if inhaled or ingested. The lack of appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the product can lead to serious illness, injury or death.

Aspiration into the lungs can occur when the product enters the lungs directly or is coughed up or vomited after being ingested. This coughing/vomiting could cause small particles of the product to travel into the lungs, or the product may be inhaled directly in the form of a fine mist. This may result in serious health effects.

As of June 9, 2021 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that approximately 480 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January, 2001 to February 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in USA

Companies

Distributor
Burgham Sales Ltd.
Pickering
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Deboer Grooming Supplies & Repair Ltd.
Bolton
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Ren's Pets
Puslinch
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Bio-Derm Laboratories, Inc.
Longview
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and safely dispose of it in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.

For more information, consumers may contact Bio-Derm Laboratories, Inc. at 903-753-6744, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, or by email at bioderm@biogroom.com.

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.