Dr. ColorChip Auto Touch-Up Paint Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: 5606 - Dr.ColorChipAutoTouchUpPaintDr. ColorChip recalls an estimated 3000 bottles of Dr. ColorChip Automotive Touch-Up Paint and SealAct Blending Solution due to improper labeling, injury and death hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/Q23l1

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54052r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves Dr. ColorChip Automotive Touch-Up Paint (available in 1 ounce and 1.5 ounce clear bottles) and Dr. ColorChip SealAct Blending Solution (available in 1 ounce, 2 ounce and 4 ounce plastic bottles) sold as part of four (4) different repair kits.

  • The Touch-Up Paint was available in various kits:
    • Dr. ColorChip Squirt ‘n Squeegee Paint Chip Repair Kit; SKU: SNS
    • Dr. ColorChip Road Rash Paint Chip Repair Kit; SKU: RR
    • Dr. ColorChip Standard Paint Chip Repair Kit; SKU: S
    • Dr. ColorChip Basic Paint Chip Repair Kit; SKU: B

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to Health Canada, its sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the recalled Touch-Up Paint and Blending Solutions do not meet labelling requirements for consumer chemical products under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

The consumer products do not have proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. This improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

Neither Health Canada nor Dr. ColorChip has received any reports of consumer incidents related to the use of this product.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Touch-Up Paint and Blending Solutions, please do not use them or handle them. Instead, immediately dispose of the recalled product in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements taking care to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (“PPE”) such as a mask and gloves.

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect the drinking water supply and the ecosystem.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at 1-866-372-2548.

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Additional information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-54052
Recalls Direct RIN: 5606-2015
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